All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 69 points (0.4%) at 16,709 as of Monday, Feb. 29, 2016, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,159 issues advancing vs. 752 declining with 167 unchanged.

The Industrial Goods sector currently sits up 1.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.5%. A company within the sector that fell today was

Chicago Bridge & Iron

(

CBI

), up 3.1%. Top gainers within the sector include

CNH Industrial

(

CNHI

), up 2.8%,

Tenaris

(

TS

), up 2.7%,

Weyerhaeuser

(

WY

), up 2.6%,

Mohawk Industries

(

MHK

), up 2.1% and

Sherwin-Williams

(

SHW

), up 1.3%.

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

3.

Federal Signal

(

FSS

) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector lower today. As of noon trading, Federal Signal is down $3.09 (-20.4%) to $12.03 on heavy volume. Thus far, 433,345 shares of Federal Signal exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 192,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $12.02-$14.50 after having opened the day at $14.47 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $15.12.

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Federal Signal Corporation designs and manufactures a suite of products and integrated solutions for municipal, governmental, industrial, and commercial customers primarily in the United States, Europe, and Canada. Federal Signal has a market cap of $933.5 million and is part of the industrial industry. Shares are down 4.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Federal Signal a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Federal Signal

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations 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

Federal Signal Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Waste Connections

(

WCN

) is down $0.79 (-1.3%) to $62.00 on average volume. Thus far, 508,624 shares of Waste Connections exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $61.59-$63.18 after having opened the day at $63.13 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $62.79.

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Waste Connections, Inc., an integrated municipal solid waste (MSW) services company, provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services primarily in the United States. Waste Connections has a market cap of $7.6 billion and is part of the materials & construction industry. Shares are up 11.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Waste Connections a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Waste Connections

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, 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 somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Waste Connections Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Ingersoll-Rand

(

IR

) is down $0.46 (-0.8%) to $56.09 on light volume. Thus far, 654,372 shares of Ingersoll-Rand exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $55.93-$56.74 after having opened the day at $56.32 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.55.

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Ingersoll-Rand plc designs, manufactures, sells, and services industrial and commercial products. Ingersoll-Rand has a market cap of $14.5 billion and is part of the industrial industry. Shares are up 2.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Ingersoll-Rand a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Ingersoll-Rand

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full

Ingersoll-Rand 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 goods sector could consider

Industrial Select Sector SPDR

(

XLI

) while those bearish on the industrial goods sector could consider

ProShares Short Dow 30

(

DOG

).