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 up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 91 points (0.6%) at 15,720 as of Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,156 issues advancing vs. 753 declining with 162 unchanged. The Services sector currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.6%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Genpact ( G), down 15.8%, Advisory Board Company ( ABCO), down 8.1%, Maximus ( MMS), down 5.4%, Wyndham Worldwide Corporation ( WYN), down 3.2% and Lowe's Companies ( LOW), down 1.6%. Top gainers within the sector include AthenaHealth ( ATHN), up 21.9%, Expedia ( EXPE), up 14.0%, Outerwall ( OUTR), up 12.6%, Aaron's ( AAN), up 12.2% and Myriad Genetics ( MYGN), up 8.2%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 5. Kroger ( KR) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, Kroger is down $0.45 (-1.2%) to $36.31 on light volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of Kroger exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $36.30-$36.87 after having opened the day at $36.83 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.76. The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer in the United States. The company also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. It operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores. Kroger has a market cap of $18.3 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are down 7.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Kroger a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Kroger as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Kroger 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.