All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 94 points (0.5%) at 17,814 as of Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,841 issues advancing vs. 1,103 declining with 158 unchanged.

The Metals & Mining industry currently sits up 1.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.5%.

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

3.

Tenaris

(

TS

) is one of the companies pushing the Metals & Mining industry lower today. As of noon trading, Tenaris is down $0.56 (-2.1%) to $25.56 on average volume. Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Tenaris exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $25.55-$26.16 after having opened the day at $25.95 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $26.12.

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Tenaris S.A., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and supplies steel pipe products and related services for the energy and other industrial applications. Tenaris has a market cap of $15.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 13.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Tenaris a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Tenaris

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Tenaris Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Vale

(

VALE

) is down $0.10 (-2.8%) to $3.28 on average volume. Thus far, 12.4 million shares of Vale exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 25.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $3.27-$3.38 after having opened the day at $3.38 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $3.37.

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Vale S.A., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the research, production, and sale of iron ore and pellets, nickel, fertilizer, copper, coal, manganese, ferroalloys, cobalt, platinum group metals, and precious metals in Brazil and internationally. Vale has a market cap of $18.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 58.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Vale a buy, 6 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Vale

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full

Vale Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Newmont Mining

(

NEM

) is down $0.42 (-2.3%) to $17.99 on average volume. Thus far, 3.2 million shares of Newmont Mining exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $17.85-$18.28 after having opened the day at $18.20 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $18.41.

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Newmont Mining Corporation operates in the mining industry. It primarily acquires, develops, explores for, and produces gold, copper, and silver deposits. The company's operations and/or assets are located in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, and New Zealand. Newmont Mining has a market cap of $9.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 2.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Newmont Mining a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Newmont Mining

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full

Newmont Mining 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 metals & mining industry could consider

SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF

(

XME

) while those bearish on the metals & mining industry could consider

PowerShares DB Base Metals Sht ETN

(

BOS

).