All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 67 points (-0.4%) at 18,405 as of Thursday, July 28, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,296 issues advancing vs. 1,538 declining with 200 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. Top gainers within the sector include

O'Reilly Automotive

(

ORLY

), up 3.7%,

S&P Global

(

SPGI

), up 3.4%,

Ryanair Holdings

(

RYAAY

), up 1.7%,

MasterCard

(

MA

), up 1.4% and

Union Pacific

(

UNP

), up 1.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

Kirby

(

KEX

), down 8.8%,

Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao

(

CBD

), down 8.2%,

CoStar Group

(

CSGP

), down 5.2%,

Liberty Media

(

LSXMB

), down 2.7% and

Thomson Reuters

(

TRI

), down 2.5%.

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

3.

Lowe's Companies

(

LOW

) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector higher today. As of noon trading, Lowe's Companies is up $0.76 (0.9%) to $81.52 on light volume. Thus far, 1.8 million shares of Lowe's Companies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $80.69-$81.74 after having opened the day at $80.79 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $80.76.

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Lowe's Companies, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. It offers products for home maintenance, repair, remodeling, and decorating. Lowe's Companies has a market cap of $71.8 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are up 6.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 12 analysts who rate Lowe's Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Lowe's Companies

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, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full

Lowe's Companies Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Home Depot

(

HD

) is up $0.71 (0.5%) to $137.02 on light volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of Home Depot exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $136.10-$137.36 after having opened the day at $136.19 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $136.31.

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The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. Home Depot has a market cap of $170.1 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are up 3.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 10 analysts who rate Home Depot a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth and increase in net income. We feel its 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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1. As of noon trading,

Amazon.com

(

AMZN

) is up $11.04 (1.5%) to $747.71 on average volume. Thus far, 2.5 million shares of Amazon.com exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $739.70-$749.82 after having opened the day at $745.98 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $736.67.

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Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the retail sale of consumer products in North America and internationally. It operates through the North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) segments. Amazon.com has a market cap of $347.1 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are up 9.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 26 analysts who rate Amazon.com a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Amazon.com

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full

Amazon.com 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

).