All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 41 points (-0.3%) at 15,444 as of Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 12:45 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 951 issues advancing vs. 1,969 declining with 95 unchanged. The Consumer Goods sector currently sits down 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.4%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Companhia de Bebidas das Americas Ambev ( ABV.C), down 2.6%, Mondelez International ( MDLZ), down 1.1%, Honda Motor ( HMC), down 1.1%, PepsiCo ( PEP), down 0.7% and Procter & Gamble ( PG), down 0.5%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 3. Canon ( CAJ) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, Canon is up $0.65 (1.9%) to $34.79 on light volume. Thus far, 81,047 shares of Canon exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 514,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $34.57-$34.80 after having opened the day at $34.69 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $34.14. Canon Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of office multifunction devices (MFDs), plain paper copying machines, laser printers, inkjet printers, cameras, and lithography equipment worldwide. Canon has a market cap of $39.2 billion and is part of the consumer durables industry. Shares are down 13.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Canon a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Canon as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Canon Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.