Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 14 points (-0.1%) at 15,098 as of Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,393 issues advancing vs. 1,555 declining with 92 unchanged. The Consumer Goods sector currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. Top gainers within the sector include Nike ( NKE), up 0.7%, and Honda Motor ( HMC), up 0.5%. A company within the sector that fell today was Colgate-Palmolive Company ( CL), up 0.9%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 5. Toyota Motor ( TM) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, Toyota Motor is up $1.81 (1.4%) to $129.26 on light volume. Thus far, 114,809 shares of Toyota Motor exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 585,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $128.39-$129.61 after having opened the day at $128.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $127.45. Toyota Motor Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, assembly, and sale of passenger cars, minivans, commercial vehicles, and related parts and accessories primarily in Japan, North America, Europe, and Asia. It operates through Automotive, Financial Services, and All Other segments. Toyota Motor has a market cap of $204.7 billion and is part of the automotive industry. Shares are up 36.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Toyota Motor a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Toyota Motor 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, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Toyota Motor 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.