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 125 points (-0.8%) at 16,333 as of Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,733 issues advancing vs. 1,234 declining with 157 unchanged. The Retail industry currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. A company within the industry that increased today was Luxottica Group ( LUX), up 6.3%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 5. Costco Wholesale Corporation ( COST) is one of the companies pushing the Retail industry lower today. As of noon trading, Costco Wholesale Corporation is down $1.22 (-1.1%) to $115.07 on light volume. Thus far, 701,623 shares of Costco Wholesale Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $115.06-$116.11 after having opened the day at $115.61 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $116.29. Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses. The company offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. Costco Wholesale Corporation has a market cap of $51.1 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 2.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Costco Wholesale Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Costco Wholesale Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, 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 shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Costco Wholesale Corporation 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.