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 up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 8 points (0.0%) at 17,140 as of Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,738 issues advancing vs. 1,242 declining with 174 unchanged. The Consumer Goods sector currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 3. Kellogg ( K) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Goods sector lower today. As of noon trading, Kellogg is down $1.19 (-1.9%) to $62.68 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.4 million shares of Kellogg exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $62.53-$63.54 after having opened the day at $63.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $63.87. Kellogg Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets ready-to-eat cereal and convenience food products primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company operates through U.S. Morning Foods, U.S. Snacks, U.S. Kellogg has a market cap of $23.0 billion and is part of the food & beverage industry. Shares are up 4.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Kellogg a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Kellogg as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Kellogg 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.