All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 44 points (0.3%) at 17,560 as of Monday, March 28, 2016, 1:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,693 issues advancing vs. 1,250 declining with 166 unchanged.

The Energy industry currently sits down 1.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Noble Energy

(

NBL

), down 7.1%,

Plains All American Pipeline

(

PAA

), down 3.9%,

Energy Transfer Equity

(

ETE

), down 4.0%,

Cheniere Energy

(

LNG

), down 2.7% and

Continental Resources

(

CLR

), down 2.5%. A company within the industry that increased today was

Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras

(

PBR

), up 5.1%.

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

3.

Halliburton

(

HAL

) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry lower today. As of noon trading, Halliburton is down $0.28 (-0.8%) to $34.94 on light volume. Thus far, 2.5 million shares of Halliburton exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 11.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $34.70-$35.40 after having opened the day at $35.23 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $35.22.

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Halliburton Company provides a range of services and products to the upstream oil and natural gas industry worldwide. Halliburton has a market cap of $30.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 3.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 17 analysts that rate Halliburton a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Halliburton

as a

hold

. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Halliburton Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Kinder Morgan Inc P

(

KMI

) is down $0.24 (-1.3%) to $17.85 on light volume. Thus far, 5.2 million shares of Kinder Morgan Inc P exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 30.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $17.59-$18.13 after having opened the day at $18.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $18.09.

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Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company in North America. It operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals, Products Pipelines, Kinder Morgan Canada, and Other segments. Kinder Morgan Inc P has a market cap of $40.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 21.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Kinder Morgan Inc P a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Kinder Morgan Inc P

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full

Kinder Morgan Inc P Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

ConocoPhillips

(

COP

) is down $0.41 (-1.0%) to $39.63 on light volume. Thus far, 3.2 million shares of ConocoPhillips exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 15.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $39.02-$40.15 after having opened the day at $40.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $40.04.

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ConocoPhillips explores for, produces, transports, and markets crude oil, bitumen, natural gas, liquefied natural gas, and natural gas liquids worldwide. ConocoPhillips has a market cap of $49.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 14.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate ConocoPhillips a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

ConocoPhillips

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full

ConocoPhillips 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 energy industry could consider

Energy Select Sector SPDR

(

XLE

) while those bearish on the energy industry could consider

Proshares Short Oil & Gas

(

DDG

).