All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 86 points (-0.5%) at 18,509 as of Thursday, July 21, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,295 issues advancing vs. 1,607 declining with 160 unchanged.

The Consumer Non-Durables industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%.

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

3.

Ecolab

(

ECL

) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Non-Durables industry lower today. As of noon trading, Ecolab is down $1.10 (-0.9%) to $118.93 on average volume. Thus far, 424,637 shares of Ecolab exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $118.68-$119.96 after having opened the day at $119.58 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $120.03.

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Ecolab Inc. provides water, hygiene, and energy technologies and services for customers worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Global Industrial, Global Institutional, and Global Energy. Ecolab has a market cap of $35.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 4.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Ecolab a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Ecolab

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full

Ecolab Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

VF

(

VFC

) is down $0.50 (-0.8%) to $63.72 on average volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of VF exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $63.58-$64.60 after having opened the day at $64.31 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $64.22.

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V.F. Corporation engages in the design, production, procurement, marketing, and distribution of branded lifestyle apparel, footwear, and related products in the United States and Europe. VF has a market cap of $26.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 3.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate VF a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

VF

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

VF Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Nike

(

NKE

) is down $0.57 (-1.0%) to $57.19 on light volume. Thus far, 2.8 million shares of Nike exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 10.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $56.95-$58.03 after having opened the day at $57.97 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $57.76.

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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 $97.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 7.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 18 analysts that rate Nike a buy, 1 analyst rates 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 revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

Nike 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 non-durables industry could consider

Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR

(

XLP

) while those bearish on the consumer non-durables industry could consider

ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods

(

SZK

).