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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 28 points (-0.2%) at 16,647 as of Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,518 issues advancing vs. 1,472 declining with 153 unchanged.

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

Nidec

(

NJ

), down 0.8%, and

Tenaris

(

TS

), down 0.8%.

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

3.

Rockwell Automation

(

ROK

) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial industry lower today. As of noon trading, Rockwell Automation is down $0.79 (-0.7%) to $121.50 on light volume. Thus far, 200,369 shares of Rockwell Automation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 749,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $121.36-$122.98 after having opened the day at $122.69 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $122.29.

Rockwell Automation, Inc. provides industrial automation power, control, and information solutions. It operates in two segments, Architecture & Software and Control Products & Solutions. Rockwell Automation has a market cap of $16.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 3.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Rockwell Automation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 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 revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full

Rockwell Automation Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Precision Castparts

(

PCP

) is down $2.09 (-0.8%) to $250.10 on average volume. Thus far, 454,146 shares of Precision Castparts exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 680,000 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $250.10-$254.00 after having opened the day at $252.94 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $252.19.

Precision Castparts Corp. manufactures metal components and products worldwide. Precision Castparts has a market cap of $36.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 7.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Precision Castparts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Precision Castparts

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full

Precision Castparts Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

3D Systems

(

DDD

) is down $6.07 (-10.7%) to $50.57 on heavy volume. Thus far, 11.8 million shares of 3D Systems exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $50.05-$53.40 after having opened the day at $53.31 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.64.

3D Systems Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a provider of 3D printing centric design-to-manufacturing solutions in the United States, Germany, the Asia-Pacific, and other European countries. 3D Systems has a market cap of $5.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 41.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate 3D Systems a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

3D Systems

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, disappointing return on equity and premium valuation. Get the full

3D Systems 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

).

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