All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 192 points (-1.2%) at 16,087 as of Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 732 issues advancing vs. 2,239 declining with 161 unchanged.

The Consumer Goods sector currently sits down 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.8%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

Toyota Motor

(

TM

), down 1.2%, and

Honda Motor

(

HMC

), down 1.0%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today:

3.

Nike

(

NKE

) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Goods sector lower today. As of noon trading, Nike is down $1.33 (-1.1%) to $114.10 on average volume. Thus far, 2.2 million shares of Nike exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $113.50-$114.88 after having opened the day at $114.26 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $115.43.

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NIKE, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, markets, and sells athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories for men, women, and kids worldwide. Nike has a market cap of $78.6 billion and is part of the consumer non-durables industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.4. Shares are up 20.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 15 analysts that rate Nike a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Nike

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full

Nike Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Ford Motor

(

F

) is down $0.14 (-1.0%) to $13.54 on average volume. Thus far, 14.3 million shares of Ford Motor exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 30.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $13.27-$13.58 after having opened the day at $13.57 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $13.68.

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Ford Motor Company manufactures and distributes automobiles worldwide. The company operates through two sectors, Automotive and Financial Services. The Automotive sector develops, manufactures, distributes, and services vehicles, parts, and accessories. Ford Motor has a market cap of $54.2 billion and is part of the automotive industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.0, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.4. Shares are down 11.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Ford Motor a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Ford Motor

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Ford Motor Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

General Motors

(

GM

) is down $0.41 (-1.4%) to $29.31 on average volume. Thus far, 8.2 million shares of General Motors exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 18.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $28.76-$29.51 after having opened the day at $29.41 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $29.72.

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General Motors Company designs, builds, and sells cars, crossovers, trucks, and automobile parts worldwide. It operates through GM North America, GM Europe, GM International Operations, GM South America, and GM Financial segments. General Motors has a market cap of $47.6 billion and is part of the automotive industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.4. Shares are down 14.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate General Motors a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

General Motors

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, impressive record of earnings per share growth, notable return on equity and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

General Motors Ratings Report

now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the consumer goods sector could consider

iShares Dow Jones US Cons Goods

(

IYK

) while those bearish on the consumer goods sector could consider

ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods

(

SZK

).