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All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 24 points (-0.1%) at 16,982 as of Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,291 issues advancing vs. 1,724 declining with 155 unchanged.

The Retail industry currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. A company within the industry that fell today was

Whole Foods Market

(

WFM

), up 1.2%. A company within the industry that increased today was

Amazon.com

(

AMZN

), up 0.5%.

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

3.

Bed Bath & Beyond

(

BBBY

) is one of the companies pushing the Retail industry lower today. As of noon trading, Bed Bath & Beyond is down $0.63 (-0.9%) to $65.67 on light volume. Thus far, 455,253 shares of Bed Bath & Beyond exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $65.60-$66.41 after having opened the day at $66.39 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $66.30.

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Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail stores. Bed Bath & Beyond has a market cap of $12.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 17.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Bed Bath & Beyond a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Bed Bath & Beyond

as a

buy

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

Bed Bath & Beyond Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Michael Kors Holdings

(

KORS

) is down $1.46 (-1.9%) to $76.71 on average volume. Thus far, 1.8 million shares of Michael Kors Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $75.86-$77.54 after having opened the day at $77.33 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $78.17.

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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 $15.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 3.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Michael Kors Holdings a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth 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

Michael Kors Holdings Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Dollar General

(

DG

) is down $0.47 (-0.8%) to $62.20 on light volume. Thus far, 386,435 shares of Dollar General exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $62.13-$62.79 after having opened the day at $62.57 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $62.67.

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Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides merchandise products in the United States. Dollar General has a market cap of $18.8 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 3.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Dollar General a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Dollar General

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Dollar General 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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