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Two out of the three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 25 points (-0.1%) at 17,365 as of Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,608 issues advancing vs. 1,366 declining with 174 unchanged.

The Retail industry currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. A company within the industry that fell today was

Cencosud

(

CNCO

), up 4.1%.

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

3.

Luxottica Group SpA

(

LUX

) is one of the companies pushing the Retail industry lower today. As of noon trading, Luxottica Group SpA is down $0.57 (-1.1%) to $50.23 on light volume. Thus far, 15,077 shares of Luxottica Group SpA exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 74,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $50.20-$50.48 after having opened the day at $50.45 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $50.80.

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Luxottica Group S.p.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides luxury and sports eyewear worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Manufacturing and Wholesale Distribution, and Retail Distribution. Luxottica Group SpA has a market cap of $24.1 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 5.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Luxottica Group SpA a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Luxottica Group SpA

as a

buy

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

Luxottica Group SpA Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Wal-Mart Stores

(

WMT

) is down $0.47 (-0.6%) to $75.80 on light volume. Thus far, 2.4 million shares of Wal-Mart Stores exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $75.59-$76.38 after having opened the day at $76.35 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $76.27.

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. operates retail stores in various formats worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club. Wal-Mart Stores has a market cap of $246.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 3.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Wal-Mart Stores a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Wal-Mart Stores

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, reasonable valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

Wal-Mart Stores Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Home Depot

(

HD

) is down $1.44 (-1.5%) to $96.08 on average volume. Thus far, 2.7 million shares of Home Depot exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $95.98-$96.83 after having opened the day at $96.82 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $97.52.

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The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. Home Depot has a market cap of $131.3 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 18.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Home Depot a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Home Depot

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full

Home Depot 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 retail industry could consider

SPDR S&P Retail ETF

(

XRT

) while those bearish on the retail industry could consider

ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods

(

SZK

).

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