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One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 2 points (0.0%) at 17,750 as of Thursday, July 30, 2015, 1:05 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,461 issues advancing vs. 1,490 declining with 187 unchanged.

The Automotive industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged.

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

3.

Icahn

(

IEP

) is one of the companies pushing the Automotive industry higher today. As of noon trading, Icahn is up $2.22 (2.8%) to $82.70 on heavy volume. Thus far, 53,951 shares of Icahn exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 71,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $80.49-$82.99 after having opened the day at $81.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $80.48.

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Icahn Enterprises L.P., through its subsidiaries, operates in investment, automotive, energy, metals, railcar, gaming, food packaging, real estate, and home fashion businesses in the United States, Germany, and Internationally. Its Investment segment operates various private investment funds. Icahn has a market cap of $10.1 billion and is part of the conglomerates sector. Shares are down 12.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates Icahn a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Icahn

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Icahn Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Honda Motor

(

HMC

) is up $0.23 (0.7%) to $31.66 on light volume. Thus far, 164,016 shares of Honda Motor exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 617,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $31.41-$31.70 after having opened the day at $31.44 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.43.

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Honda Motor Co., Ltd. develops, manufactures, and distributes motorcycles, automobiles, power, and other products worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Motorcycle Business, Automobile Business, Financial Services Business, and Power product and Other Businesses. Honda Motor has a market cap of $56.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are up 6.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Honda Motor a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Honda Motor

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Honda Motor Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Johnson Controls

(

JCI

) is up $0.28 (0.6%) to $45.43 on average volume. Thus far, 1.6 million shares of Johnson Controls exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $44.68-$45.49 after having opened the day at $44.89 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $45.15.

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Johnson Controls, Inc. operates as a diversified technology and industrial company worldwide. Johnson Controls has a market cap of $29.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 6.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 9 analysts who rate Johnson Controls a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Johnson Controls

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, 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

Johnson Controls 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 automotive industry could consider

Consumer Discretionary Sel Sec SPDR

(

XLY

) while those bearish on the automotive industry could consider

ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods

(

SZK

).