All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 68 points (0.4%) at 17,604 as of Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,037 issues advancing vs. 895 declining with 166 unchanged.

The Industrial industry currently sits up 1.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. Top gainers within the industry include

Stanley Black & Decker

(

SWK

), up 1.6%,

Mohawk Industries

(

MHK

), up 1.3%,

Royal Philips

(

PHG

), up 1.2% and

Ingersoll-Rand

(

IR

), up 0.9%.

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

3.

Nidec

(

NJ

) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial industry lower today. As of noon trading, Nidec is down $0.12 (-0.7%) to $17.72 on light volume. Thus far, 17,845 shares of Nidec exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 139,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $17.53-$17.75 after having opened the day at $17.62 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $17.84.

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NIDEC Corporation manufactures and sells electric motors and related components and equipment worldwide. Nidec has a market cap of $20.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 2.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Nidec a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Nidec

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, good cash flow from operations, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Nidec Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Tenaris

(

TS

) is down $0.18 (-0.8%) to $23.82 on light volume. Thus far, 741,149 shares of Tenaris exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $23.41-$23.83 after having opened the day at $23.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $24.01.

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Tenaris S.A., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes steel pipe products and other related services for the oil and gas industry, and other industrial applications. Tenaris has a market cap of $14.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 0.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Tenaris a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Tenaris

as a

hold

. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Tenaris Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

3M

(

MMM

) is down $1.62 (-1.0%) to $164.66 on average volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of 3M exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $163.12-$164.99 after having opened the day at $164.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $166.28.

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3M Company operates as a diversified technology company worldwide. 3M has a market cap of $99.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 10.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate 3M a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

3M

as a

buy

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

3M 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

).