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. All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 39 points (-0.2%) at 16,431 as of Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,317 issues advancing vs. 1,618 declining with 151 unchanged. The Consumer Goods sector currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Select Comfort Corporation ( SCSS), down 18.4%, and Tempur Sealy International ( TPX), down 5.7%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 5. Ecolab ( ECL) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Goods sector lower today. As of noon trading, Ecolab is down $2.07 (-2.0%) to $101.85 on average volume. Thus far, 637,706 shares of Ecolab exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 936,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $101.22-$102.68 after having opened the day at $101.41 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $103.92. Ecolab Inc. develops and markets programs, products, and services for hospitality, foodservice, healthcare, industrial, and energy markets worldwide. It operates through four segments: Global Industrial, Global Institutional, Global Energy, and Other. Ecolab has a market cap of $31.3 billion and is part of the consumer non-durables industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 0.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Ecolab a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Ecolab as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Ecolab Ratings Report now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.