All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 4 points (0.0%) at 18,344 as of Wednesday, July 13, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,211 issues advancing vs. 1,725 declining with 124 unchanged.

The Metals & Mining industry currently sits up 0.8% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Freeport-McMoRan

(

FCX

), down 1.8%, and

Vale

(

VALE

), down 1.4%. Top gainers within the industry include

Gold Fields

(

GFI

), up 6.7%,

POSCO

(

PKX

), up 4.5%,

Barrick Gold

(

ABX

), up 2.5%,

Newmont Mining

(

NEM

), up 2.2% and

Southern Copper

(

SCCO

), up 1.1%.

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 $0.98 (-3.4%) to $28.00 on average volume. Thus far, 1.5 million shares of Tenaris exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $27.96-$29.07 after having opened the day at $29.05 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.98.

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Tenaris S.A., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes steel pipe products and other related services for the oil and gas industry, and other industrial applications. Tenaris has a market cap of $16.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 21.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Tenaris a buy, 2 analysts rate 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 solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Tenaris Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

ArcelorMittal

(

MT

) is down $0.14 (-2.5%) to $5.48 on heavy volume. Thus far, 19.6 million shares of ArcelorMittal exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 17.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $5.47-$5.82 after having opened the day at $5.80 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $5.62.

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ArcelorMittal, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated steel and mining company worldwide. The company operates through five segments: NAFTA; Brazil; Europe; Africa & Commonwealth of Independent States; and Mining. It produces finished and semi-finished steel products. ArcelorMittal has a market cap of $12.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 33.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate ArcelorMittal a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

ArcelorMittal

as a

sell

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

ArcelorMittal Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Nucor

(

NUE

) is down $0.53 (-0.9%) to $55.81 on average volume. Thus far, 1.5 million shares of Nucor exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $55.56-$56.84 after having opened the day at $56.61 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.34.

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Nucor Corporation manufactures and sells steel and steel products in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Steel Mills, Steel Products, and Raw Materials. Nucor has a market cap of $16.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 39.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Nucor a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Nucor

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Nucor 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

).