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. One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 10 points (-0.1%) at 16,415 as of Thursday, April 17, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,581 issues advancing vs. 1,369 declining with 186 unchanged. The Consumer Goods sector currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. A company within the sector that fell today was Royal Philips ( PHG), up 1.8%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 3. Nike ( NKE) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, Nike is up $0.80 (1.1%) to $73.90 on average volume. Thus far, 2.5 million shares of Nike exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $73.28-$74.43 after having opened the day at $73.34 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $73.10. NIKE, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, marketing, and sale of athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories, as well as in the provision of services to men, women, and kids worldwide. Nike has a market cap of $50.6 billion and is part of the consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 7.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 12 analysts who rate Nike a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Nike as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Nike 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.