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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 16 points (-0.1%) at 18,209 as of Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,413 issues advancing vs. 1,538 declining with 170 unchanged.

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

AutoZone

(

AZO

), up 0.9%, and

Walgreens Boots Alliance

(

WBA

), up 0.6%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Best Buy

(

BBY

), down 1.7%,

Macy's

(

M

), down 1.2%,

TJX Companies

(

TJX

), down 0.7% and

Home Depot

(

HD

), down 0.6%.

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

3.

Kohl's

(

KSS

) is one of the companies pushing the Retail industry higher today. As of noon trading, Kohl's is up $0.73 (1.0%) to $71.63 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.6 million shares of Kohl's exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $69.40-$73.20 after having opened the day at $70.73 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $70.90.

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Kohl's Corporation operates department stores in the United States. It offers exclusive and national brand apparel, footwear, accessories, beauty, and soft home products to children, men, and women customers. Kohl's has a market cap of $14.1 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 16.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 11 analysts who rate Kohl's a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Kohl's

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

Kohl's Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

CVS Health

(

CVS

) is up $0.77 (0.7%) to $104.21 on light volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of CVS Health exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $103.47-$104.44 after having opened the day at $103.68 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $103.44.

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CVS Health Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated pharmacy health care services in the United States. The company operates through Pharmacy Services and Retail Pharmacy segments. CVS Health has a market cap of $116.3 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are up 7.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 17 analysts who rate CVS Health a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

CVS Health

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, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

CVS Health Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

eBay

(

EBAY

) is up $0.26 (0.5%) to $58.61 on light volume. Thus far, 2.0 million shares of eBay exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $58.23-$58.86 after having opened the day at $58.23 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $58.35.

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eBay Inc. operates as a technology company that enables commerce and payments on behalf of users, merchants, retailers, and brands of various sizes in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Marketplaces, Payments, and Enterprise. eBay has a market cap of $70.7 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 4.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 13 analysts who rate eBay a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

eBay

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

eBay 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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