All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 61 points (-0.4%) at 16,838 as of Thursday, March 3, 2016, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,819 issues advancing vs. 1,100 declining with 146 unchanged.

The Food & Beverage industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.4%. A company within the industry that increased today was BRF ( BRFS), up 2.4%. A company within the industry that fell today was Brown-Forman ( BF.A), up 1.2%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

3. Mead Johnson Nutrition ( MJN) is one of the companies pushing the Food & Beverage industry higher today. As of noon trading, Mead Johnson Nutrition is up $0.86 (1.2%) to $74.02 on light volume. Thus far, 674,128 shares of Mead Johnson Nutrition exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $72.93-$75.00 after having opened the day at $73.32 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $73.16.

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Mead Johnson Nutrition Company manufactures, distributes, and sells infant formulas, children's nutrition, and other nutritional products. Mead Johnson Nutrition has a market cap of $13.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 7.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 3 analysts who rate Mead Johnson Nutrition a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Mead Johnson Nutrition as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Mead Johnson Nutrition Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Archer-Daniels Midland ( ADM) is up $0.55 (1.5%) to $36.38 on light volume. Thus far, 1.4 million shares of Archer-Daniels Midland exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $35.74-$36.55 after having opened the day at $36.16 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $35.83.

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Archer-Daniels-Midland Company procures, transports, stores, processes, and merchandises agricultural commodities and products. Archer-Daniels Midland has a market cap of $21.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 3.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Archer-Daniels Midland a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Archer-Daniels Midland as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Archer-Daniels Midland Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Molson Coors Brewing Co B ( TAP) is up $0.85 (1.0%) to $87.07 on light volume. Thus far, 566,545 shares of Molson Coors Brewing Co B exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $86.12-$87.16 after having opened the day at $86.40 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $86.22.

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Molson Coors Brewing Company manufactures and sells beer and other beverage products. Molson Coors Brewing Co B has a market cap of $18.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 7.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 4 analysts who rate Molson Coors Brewing Co B a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Molson Coors Brewing Co B as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Molson Coors Brewing Co B 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 food & beverage industry could consider PowerShares Dynamic Food & Beverage ( PBJ) while those bearish on the food & beverage industry could consider PowerShares DB Agriculture Sht ETN ( ADZ).