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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 88 points (-0.5%) at 17,785 as of Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,627 issues advancing vs. 1,333 declining with 171 unchanged.

The Industrial industry currently sits up 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. A company within the industry that fell today was

Emerson Electric

(

EMR

), up 0.7%.

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

3.

Cummins

(

CMI

) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial industry higher today. As of noon trading, Cummins is up $1.50 (1.3%) to $114.74 on light volume. Thus far, 757,553 shares of Cummins exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $113.02-$115.32 after having opened the day at $113.25 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $113.24.

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Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes, and services diesel and natural gas engines, and engine-related component products. It operates through four segments: Engine, Distribution, Components, and Power Generation. Cummins has a market cap of $19.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 28.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts who rate Cummins a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Cummins

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

Cummins Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Deere

(

DE

) is up $1.86 (2.3%) to $82.36 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.5 million shares of Deere exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $81.86-$83.12 after having opened the day at $82.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $80.50.

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Deere & Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes agriculture and turf, and construction and forestry equipment worldwide. Deere has a market cap of $25.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 5.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Deere a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Deere

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full

Deere Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Caterpillar

(

CAT

) is up $0.79 (1.1%) to $72.75 on light volume. Thus far, 1.5 million shares of Caterpillar exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $72.00-$73.17 after having opened the day at $72.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $71.96.

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Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives worldwide. Caterpillar has a market cap of $42.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 5.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates Caterpillar a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Caterpillar

as a

hold

. Among the primary strengths of the company is its expanding profit margins over time. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and deteriorating net income. Get the full

Caterpillar 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 industrial industry could consider

SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

DIA

) while those bearish on the industrial industry could consider

ProShares UltraShort Industrials

(

SIJ

).