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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 49 points (0.3%) at 16,534 as of Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,585 issues advancing vs. 1,317 declining with 152 unchanged.

The Energy industry currently sits down 1.9% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Williams Partners

(

WPZ

), down 6.9%,

TransCanada

(

TRP

), down 4.2%,

Canadian Natural Resources

(

CNQ

), down 2.1%,

ConocoPhillips

(

COP

), down 1.6% and

PetroChina

(

PTR

), down 2.1%. A company within the industry that increased today was

Ecopetrol

(

EC

), up 2.5%.

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

3.

EOG Resources

(

EOG

) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry lower today. As of noon trading, EOG Resources is down $1.62 (-2.3%) to $67.90 on light volume. Thus far, 1.5 million shares of EOG Resources exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $67.17-$70.30 after having opened the day at $69.22 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $69.52.

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EOG Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, explores for, develops, produces, and markets crude oil and natural gas. EOG Resources has a market cap of $37.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 1.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate EOG Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

EOG Resources

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, 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

EOG Resources Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Halliburton

(

HAL

) is down $0.65 (-2.0%) to $31.81 on light volume. Thus far, 3.3 million shares of Halliburton exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 13.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $31.57-$32.66 after having opened the day at $32.25 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $32.46.

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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 $27.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 4.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 18 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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1. As of noon trading,

Kinder Morgan

(

KMI

) is down $0.30 (-1.7%) to $17.41 on light volume. Thus far, 7.3 million shares of Kinder Morgan exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 48.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $17.24-$17.91 after having opened the day at $17.46 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $17.71.

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Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure and energy company in North America. The company operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2, Terminals, Products Pipelines, Kinder Morgan Canada, and Other segments. Kinder Morgan has a market cap of $38.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 18.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Kinder Morgan a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Kinder Morgan

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 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

).