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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 34 points (-0.2%) at 18,106 as of Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, 12:10 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,298 issues advancing vs. 1,669 declining with 161 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. Top gainers within the sector include

Computer

(

CSC

), up 7.5%,

Discovery Communications

(

DISCK

), up 3.2%,

AerCap Holdings

(

AER

), up 3.3%,

Kansas City Southern

(

KSU

), up 3.2% and

Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao

(

CBD

), up 1.9%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

Hilton Worldwide Holdings

(

HLT

), down 1.2%,

Canadian National Railway

(

CNI

), down 1.3%,

Fidelity National Information Services

(

FIS

), down 1.1%,

SBA Communications

(

SBAC

), down 1.1% and

Canadian Pacific Railway

(

CP

), down 0.9%.

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

3.

Whole Foods Market

(

WFM

) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector higher today. As of noon trading, Whole Foods Market is up $0.48 (0.9%) to $57.20 on light volume. Thus far, 960,910 shares of Whole Foods Market exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $56.70-$57.38 after having opened the day at $56.71 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.72.

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Whole Foods Market, Inc. operates as a retailer of natural and organic foods. Whole Foods Market has a market cap of $20.4 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are up 12.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 11 analysts who rate Whole Foods Market a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Whole Foods Market

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full

Whole Foods Market Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Michael Kors Holdings

(

KORS

) is up $0.83 (1.2%) to $69.81 on average volume. Thus far, 1.6 million shares of Michael Kors Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $68.95-$70.54 after having opened the day at $68.99 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $68.98.

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Michael Kors Holdings Limited is engaged in the design, marketing, distribution, and retailing of branded women's apparel and accessories, and men's apparel. The company operates in three segments: Retail, Wholesale, and Licensing. Michael Kors Holdings has a market cap of $14.0 billion and is part of the consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 8.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 8 analysts who rate Michael Kors Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Michael Kors Holdings

as a

buy

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

Michael Kors Holdings Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Walgreens Boots Alliance

(

WBA

) is up $1.37 (1.8%) to $78.50 on average volume. Thus far, 2.9 million shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $77.28-$78.87 after having opened the day at $77.37 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $77.13.

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Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates a network of drugstores in the United States. It provides consumer goods and services, pharmacy, and health and wellness services through drugstores, as well as through mail, and by telephone and online. Walgreens Boots Alliance has a market cap of $72.9 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are up 1.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 9 analysts who rate Walgreens Boots Alliance a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Walgreens Boots Alliance

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Walgreens Boots Alliance 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 services sector could consider

iShares Dow Jones US Cons Services

(

IYC

) while those bearish on the services sector could consider

ProShares Ultra Short Consumer Sers

(

SCC

).

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