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 77 points (-0.5%) at 16,493 as of Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,020 issues advancing vs. 1,966 declining with 149 unchanged. The Consumer Goods sector currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.6%. Top gainers within the sector include Michael Kors Holdings ( KORS), up 3.2%, and Icahn ( IEP), up 2.4%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 3. Archer-Daniels Midland ( ADM) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, Archer-Daniels Midland is up $1.66 (3.5%) to $48.61 on heavy volume. Thus far, 3.4 million shares of Archer-Daniels Midland exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $48.19-$49.17 after having opened the day at $48.39 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.95. Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities and products. The company's Oilseeds Processing segment originates, merchandises, crushes, and processes soybeans and soft seeds into vegetable oils and protein meals. Archer-Daniels Midland has a market cap of $30.5 billion and is part of the food & beverage industry. Shares are up 8.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Archer-Daniels Midland a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Archer-Daniels Midland as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Archer-Daniels Midland 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.