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All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 125 points (-0.7%) at 16,959 as of Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 982 issues advancing vs. 1,968 declining with 163 unchanged.

The Materials & Construction industry currently sits down 0.9% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.5%.

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

3.

DR Horton

(

DHI

) is one of the companies pushing the Materials & Construction industry lower today. As of noon trading, DR Horton is down $0.54 (-2.5%) to $21.40 on heavy volume. Thus far, 9.2 million shares of DR Horton exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $21.28-$21.92 after having opened the day at $21.81 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $21.94.

D.R. Horton, Inc. operates as a homebuilding company. It is engaged in the acquisition and development of land; and construction and sale of residential homes in 27 states and 78 markets in the United States under the D.R. Horton, America's Builder, Emerald Homes, and Breland Homes. DR Horton has a market cap of $8.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 1.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate DR Horton a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

DR Horton

TheStreet Recommends

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income, attractive valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

DR Horton Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Lennar

(

LEN

) is down $0.95 (-2.4%) to $38.32 on average volume. Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Lennar exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $38.30-$39.12 after having opened the day at $39.09 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $39.27.

Lennar Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in homebuilding activities in the United States. Lennar has a market cap of $7.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 0.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Lennar a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Lennar

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full

Lennar Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Chicago Bridge & Iron Company

(

CBI

) is down $4.98 (-7.2%) to $64.50 on heavy volume. Thus far, 3.8 million shares of Chicago Bridge & Iron Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $64.16-$69.47 after having opened the day at $69.46 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $69.48.

Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. provides conceptual design, technology, engineering, procurement, fabrication, modularization, construction, commissioning, maintenance, program management, and environmental services to customers in the energy infrastructure worldwide. Chicago Bridge & Iron Company has a market cap of $7.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 16.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Chicago Bridge & Iron Company a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Chicago Bridge & Iron Company

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

Chicago Bridge & Iron Company 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 materials & construction industry could consider

SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF

(

XHB

) while those bearish on the materials & construction industry could consider

ProShares Short Basic Materials Fd

(

SBM

).

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