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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 7 points (0.0%) at 17,806 as of Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,737 issues advancing vs. 1,177 declining with 175 unchanged.

The Industrial Goods sector currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the sector include

CNH Industrial

(

CNHI

), up 4.0%,

Royal Philips

(

PHG

), up 1.5%,

Tenaris

(

TheStreet Recommends

TS

), up 1.4%,

Sherwin-Williams

(

SHW

), up 0.7% and

Ametek

(

AME

), up 0.7%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

Abengoa

(

ABGB

), down 19.4%, and

Nidec

(

NJ

), down 2.3%.

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

3.

Rockwell Automation

(

ROK

) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, Rockwell Automation is up $1.91 (1.8%) to $107.04 on light volume. Thus far, 343,590 shares of Rockwell Automation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $104.82-$107.11 after having opened the day at $105.03 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $105.13.

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Rockwell Automation, Inc. provides industrial automation power, control, and information solutions. The company operates through two segments, Architecture & Software and Control Products & Solutions. Rockwell Automation has a market cap of $13.9 billion and is part of the industrial industry. Shares are down 5.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 3 analysts who rate Rockwell Automation a buy, 5 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Rockwell Automation

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

Rockwell Automation Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Lockheed Martin

(

LMT

) is up $1.75 (0.8%) to $225.90 on average volume. Thus far, 638,974 shares of Lockheed Martin exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $224.31-$226.23 after having opened the day at $225.13 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $224.15.

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Lockheed Martin Corporation, a security and aerospace company, engages in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration, and sustainment of technology systems, products, and services. Lockheed Martin has a market cap of $69.4 billion and is part of the aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 17.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 4 analysts who rate Lockheed Martin a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Lockheed Martin

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full

Lockheed Martin Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Honeywell International

(

HON

) is up $0.62 (0.6%) to $104.25 on light volume. Thus far, 569,597 shares of Honeywell International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $103.43-$104.38 after having opened the day at $103.45 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $103.63.

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Honeywell International Inc. operates as a diversified technology and manufacturing company worldwide. Honeywell International has a market cap of $79.9 billion and is part of the industrial industry. Shares are up 3.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 14 analysts who rate Honeywell International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Honeywell International

as a

buy

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

Honeywell International 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 industrial goods sector could consider

Industrial Select Sector SPDR

(

XLI

) while those bearish on the industrial goods sector could consider

ProShares Short Dow 30

(

DOG

).