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All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 97 points (0.5%) at 17,727 as of Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,089 issues advancing vs. 896 declining with 165 unchanged.

The Industrial industry currently sits up 1.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.5%. Top gainers within the industry include

AGCO

(

AGCO

), up 4.3%,

Pentair

(

PNR

), up 1.8%,

Tenaris

(

TS

), up 1.8%,

Ingersoll-Rand

(

IR

), up 1.6% and

Stanley Black & Decker

(

SWK

), up 1.4%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Rockwell Automation

(

ROK

), down 2.2%, and

Nidec

(

NJ

), down 1.2%.

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

3.

Deere

(

DE

) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial industry higher today. As of noon trading, Deere is up $0.94 (1.0%) to $93.41 on average volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Deere exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $91.82-$93.72 after having opened the day at $92.25 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $92.47.

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Deere & Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes agriculture and turf, and construction and forestry equipment worldwide. Deere has a market cap of $30.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 4.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Deere a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Deere

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full

Deere Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Honeywell International

(

HON

) is up $1.35 (1.3%) to $105.55 on average volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of Honeywell International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $103.95-$105.78 after having opened the day at $104.20 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $104.20.

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Honeywell International Inc. operates as a diversified technology and manufacturing company worldwide. Honeywell International has a market cap of $79.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 4.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 13 analysts who rate Honeywell International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 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, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. 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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1. As of noon trading,

Danaher

(

DHR

) is up $1.82 (2.1%) to $90.22 on average volume. Thus far, 2.7 million shares of Danaher exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $88.37-$90.29 after having opened the day at $88.80 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $88.40.

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Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services worldwide. Danaher has a market cap of $59.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 3.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 11 analysts who rate Danaher a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Danaher

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, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Danaher 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

).