Two out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 36 points (-0.2%) at 15,908 as of Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,930 issues advancing vs. 1,011 declining with 153 unchanged.

The Consumer Goods sector currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Ford Motor ( F), down 3.0%, Tesla Motors ( TSLA), down 2.6%, General Motors ( GM), down 2.2%, Honda Motor ( HMC), down 1.6% and Delphi Automotive ( DLPH), down 1.5%. Top gainers within the sector include Ingredion ( INGR), up 6.2%, McCormick & Company ( MKC), up 3.9%, Mead Johnson Nutrition ( MJN), up 2.9%, Archer-Daniels Midland ( ADM), up 2.0% and Hormel Foods ( HRL), up 1.8%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today:

3. Sony ( SNE) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Goods sector lower today. As of noon trading, Sony is down $0.93 (-4.4%) to $20.11 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Sony exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $19.90-$20.34 after having opened the day at $20.26 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $21.04.

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Sony Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for consumer, professional, and industrial markets worldwide. Sony has a market cap of $26.8 billion and is part of the consumer durables industry. Shares are down 13.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Sony a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Sony as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and a decline in the stock price during the past year. Get the full Sony Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Harman International Industries ( HAR) is down $6.40 (-8.0%) to $73.33 on heavy volume. Thus far, 979,745 shares of Harman International Industries exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 813,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $72.88-$82.11 after having opened the day at $82.11 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $79.73.

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Harman International Industries, Incorporated designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets audio systems, visual products, enterprise automation solutions, and connected services for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide. Harman International Industries has a market cap of $5.7 billion and is part of the consumer durables industry. Shares are down 14.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Harman International Industries a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Harman International Industries as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, growth in earnings per share, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Harman International Industries Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Sealed Air ( SEE) is down $1.50 (-3.8%) to $38.30 on average volume. Thus far, 998,466 shares of Sealed Air exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $38.30-$40.19 after having opened the day at $39.95 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $39.80.

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Sealed Air Corporation provides food safety and security, facility hygiene, and product protection solutions worldwide. Sealed Air has a market cap of $7.9 billion and is part of the consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 10.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Sealed Air a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Sealed Air as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Sealed Air Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the consumer goods sector could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Goods ( IYK) while those bearish on the consumer goods sector could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods ( SZK).