All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 68 points (-0.4%) at 17,730 as of Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, 11:50 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,462 issues advancing vs. 1,508 declining with 167 unchanged.

The Materials & Construction industry currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. Top gainers within the industry include

Darling Ingredients

(

DAR

), up 3.1%,

Progressive Waste Solutions

(

BIN

), up 1.8% and

Fastenal

(

FAST

), up 0.6%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

MDU Resources Group

(

MDU

), down 1.5%, and

Sherwin-Williams

(

SHW

), down 0.8%.

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

3.

Chicago Bridge & Iron

(

CBI

) is one of the companies pushing the Materials & Construction industry higher today. As of noon trading, Chicago Bridge & Iron is up $0.53 (1.3%) to $42.62 on light volume. Thus far, 444,244 shares of Chicago Bridge & Iron exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $41.95-$42.63 after having opened the day at $42.20 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $42.09.

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Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. provides conceptual design, technology, engineering, procurement, fabrication, modularization, construction, commissioning, maintenance, program management, and environmental services worldwide. Chicago Bridge & Iron has a market cap of $4.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 0.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate Chicago Bridge & Iron a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Chicago Bridge & Iron

as a

hold

. The company's strongest point has been its a solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have looked at. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full

Chicago Bridge & Iron Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Cemex SAB de CV

(

CX

) is up $0.08 (1.3%) to $6.32 on light volume. Thus far, 4.5 million shares of Cemex SAB de CV exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 14.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $6.23-$6.40 after having opened the day at $6.26 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $6.24.

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CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., a building materials company, produces, markets, distributes, and sells cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, and other construction materials in Mexico, the United States, Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, South America, the Caribbean, and Asia. Cemex SAB de CV has a market cap of $7.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 38.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts who rate Cemex SAB de CV a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Cemex SAB de CV

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Cemex SAB de CV Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Quanta Services

(

PWR

) is up $0.74 (3.4%) to $22.46 on light volume. Thus far, 909,560 shares of Quanta Services exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $21.72-$22.49 after having opened the day at $21.78 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $21.72.

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Quanta Services, Inc. provides specialty contracting services to the electric power, and oil and gas industries in North America and internationally. Quanta Services has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 23.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate Quanta Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Quanta Services

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and poor profit margins. Get the full

Quanta Services 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 materials & construction industry could consider

SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF

(

XHB

) while those bearish on the materials & construction industry could consider

ProShares Short Basic Materials Fd

(

SBM

).