NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Apple (AAPL - Get Report), Nike (NKE - Get Report), Procter & Gamble (PG - Get Report), Kraft Foods (KFT), Companhia de Bebidas Das Americas (AmBev) (ABV) and Sony (SNE - Get Report) are six stocks that investors can consider, as consumer spending is on the rise.U.S. retail sales registered their biggest annualized gains last month, at the strongest pace in more than a decade, according to the U.S. Commerce Department. Better-than-forecasted U.S. third-quarter GDP at 2.8% and higher home sales numbers also indicate economic recovery. An improving employment outlook and increased income security have also spurred spending. These six stocks are highly rated by analysts, with 50% to 91% of analysts calling them a buy. In addition, Ambev, Nike and Apple have been major outperformers, gaining more than 30% during the last year. The stocks are stacked in terms of percentage buy ratings, higher to highest.