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 All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 153 points (1.0%) at 15,456 as of Tuesday, May 28, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,106 issues advancing vs. 846 declining with 109 unchanged. The Consumer Goods sector currently sits up 1.0% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.9%. Top gainers within the sector include Delphi Automotive ( DLPH), up 3.4%, Toyota Motor ( TM), up 2.8%, Johnson Controls ( JCI), up 2.7%, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company ( MJN), up 2.5% and International Paper ( IP), up 2.2%. TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 5. General Motors ( GM) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, General Motors is up $1.04 (3.16) to $33.91 on average volume Thus far, 8.3 million shares of General Motors exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 11.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $33.75-$34.30 after having opened the day at $34.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $32.87. General Motors Company (GM) designs, manufactures, and markets cars, crossovers, trucks, and automobile parts worldwide. General Motors has a market cap of $45.2 billion and is part of the automotive industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 14.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate General Motors a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates General Motors as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full General Motors Ratings Report now. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE.