All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 31 points (0.2%) at 15,006 as of Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,611 issues advancing vs. 1,325 declining with 103 unchanged.

The Consumer Goods sector currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%.

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

3. Mead Johnson Nutrition Company ( MJN) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Goods sector lower today. As of noon trading, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company is down $4.10 (-5.2%) to $75.33 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.1 million shares of Mead Johnson Nutrition Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $74.77-$78.00 after having opened the day at $78.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $79.43.

Mead Johnson Nutrition Company manufactures, distributes, and sells infant formulas, children's nutrition, and other nutritional products. Mead Johnson Nutrition Company has a market cap of $16.0 billion and is part of the food & beverage industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 20.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Mead Johnson Nutrition Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Mead Johnson Nutrition Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and revenue growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Mead Johnson Nutrition Company Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Companhia de Bebidas das Americas Ambev ( ABV) is down $0.38 (-1.0%) to $37.21 on average volume. Thus far, 1.4 million shares of Companhia de Bebidas das Americas Ambev exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $36.97-$37.69 after having opened the day at $37.28 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $37.59.

Companhia de Bebidas das Americas Ambev produces, distributes, and sells beer, draft beer, soft drinks, other non-alcoholic beverages, malt, and food in the Americas. It provides carbonated soft drinks, bottled water, isotonic beverages, energy drinks, and ready-to-drink teas. Companhia de Bebidas das Americas Ambev has a market cap of $117.0 billion and is part of the food & beverage industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 103.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 10.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Companhia de Bebidas das Americas Ambev a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Companhia de Bebidas das Americas Ambev as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Companhia de Bebidas das Americas Ambev Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters ( GMCR) is down $3.64 (-4.7%) to $73.50 on average volume. Thus far, 2.6 million shares of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $73.50-$76.55 after having opened the day at $76.49 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $77.14.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. engages in the specialty coffee and coffeemaker businesses in the United States and Canada. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters has a market cap of $11.2 billion and is part of the food & beverage industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 86.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Green Mountain Coffee Roasters a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Green Mountain Coffee Roasters 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, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 5 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the consumer goods sector could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Goods ( IYK) while those bearish on the consumer goods sector could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods ( SZK).

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