All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 18 points (0.1%) at 16,758 as of Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,532 issues advancing vs. 1,398 declining with 181 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

Wynn Resorts

(

WYNN

), down 3.4%,

SBA Communications

(

SBAC

), down 2.1%,

Grupo Televisa SAB

(

TV

), down 1.8%,

Las Vegas Sands

(

LVS

), down 1.5% and

Royal Philips

(

PHG

), down 1.8%. Top gainers within the sector include

Cablevision Systems

(

CVC

), up 15.1%,

Expedia

(

EXPE

), up 4.3%,

DISH Network

(

DISH

), up 2.5%,

Charter Communications

(

CHTR

), up 1.9% and

Liberty Interactive Corp Class A

(

LVNTA

), up 2.2%.

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

3.

Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao

(

CBD

) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao is down $0.90 (-5.5%) to $15.59 on average volume. Thus far, 471,996 shares of Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 691,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $15.57-$15.99 after having opened the day at $15.91 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $16.49.

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Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao engages in the retail of food, clothing, home appliances, electronics, and other products through its chain of hypermarkets, supermarkets, specialized stores, and department stores primarily in Brazil. Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the retail industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.0, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.9. Shares are down 55.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full

Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Rite Aid

(

RAD

) is down $0.87 (-10.1%) to $7.72 on heavy volume. Thus far, 54.4 million shares of Rite Aid exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 18.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $7.65-$8.16 after having opened the day at $8.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $8.59.

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Rite Aid Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail drugstores in the United States. Rite Aid has a market cap of $8.7 billion and is part of the retail industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 4.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.9. Shares are up 14.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Rite Aid a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Rite Aid

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, revenue growth and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full

Rite Aid Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

McDonald's

(

MCD

) is down $0.74 (-0.8%) to $97.95 on average volume. Thus far, 3.1 million shares of McDonald's exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $97.79-$98.90 after having opened the day at $98.71 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $98.69.

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McDonald's Corporation operates and franchises McDonald's restaurants in the United States, Europe, the Asia/Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, Canada, and Latin America. The company's restaurants offer various food products, soft drinks, coffee, and other beverages. McDonald's has a market cap of $92.5 billion and is part of the leisure industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.9. Shares are up 5.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate McDonald's a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

McDonald's

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full

McDonald's 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

).