Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 9 points (-0.1%) at 12,786 as of Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, 11:49 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,471 issues advancing vs. 1,424 declining with 128 unchanged. The Consumer Goods sector currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.0%. Top gainers within the sector include Whirlpool Corporation ( WHR), up 2.8%, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company S.A ( CCH), up 2.6%, Koninklijke Philips Electronics ( PHG), up 1.8% and BRF - Brasil Foods ( BRFS), up 1.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Panasonic Corporation ( PC), down 6.1%, Sony Corporation ( SNE), down 2.4%, Canon ( CAJ), down 2.1% and Honda Motor ( HMC), down 1.6%. TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 5. Archer-Daniels Midland Company ( ADM) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, Archer-Daniels Midland Company is up $0.58 (2.3%) to $26.13 on average volume Thus far, 3.3 million shares of Archer-Daniels Midland Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $25.72-$26.17 after having opened the day at $25.79 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $25.55. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company engages in the manufacture and sale of protein meal, vegetable oil, corn sweeteners, flour, biodiesel, ethanol, and other value-added food and feed ingredients. Archer-Daniels Midland Company has a market cap of $16.4 billion and is part of the food & beverage industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 12.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Archer-Daniels Midland Company a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Archer-Daniels Midland Company as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. 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 Archer-Daniels Midland Company Ratings Report now.