Two out of the three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 217 points (1.3%) at 16,418 as of Friday, Sept. 25, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,782 issues advancing vs. 1,190 declining with 158 unchanged.

The Industrial industry currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Nidec

(

NJ

), down 4.7%, and

Tenaris

(

TS

), down 1.1%.

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

3.

Eaton

(

ETN

) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial industry lower today. As of noon trading, Eaton is down $0.30 (-0.6%) to $51.88 on heavy volume. Thus far, 3.1 million shares of Eaton exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $51.72-$52.56 after having opened the day at $52.40 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $52.19.

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Eaton Corporation plc operates as a power management company worldwide. Eaton has a market cap of $24.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.3. Shares are down 23.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Eaton a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Eaton

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins, impressive record of earnings per share growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Eaton Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Cummins

(

CMI

) is down $0.99 (-0.9%) to $110.18 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of Cummins exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $109.88-$111.65 after having opened the day at $110.75 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $111.17.

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Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes, and services diesel and natural gas engines, and engine-related component products. It operates in four segments: Engine, Distribution, Components, and Power Generation. Cummins has a market cap of $20.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.3. Shares are down 22.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Cummins a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Cummins

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Cummins Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Caterpillar

(

CAT

) is down $0.59 (-0.9%) to $65.21 on heavy volume. Thus far, 5.9 million shares of Caterpillar exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $64.74-$65.77 after having opened the day at $65.07 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $65.80.

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Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives worldwide. Caterpillar has a market cap of $42.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.0, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.3. Shares are down 28.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Caterpillar a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Caterpillar

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Caterpillar 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 industry could consider

SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

DIA

) while those bearish on the industrial industry could consider

ProShares UltraShort Industrials

(

SIJ

).