All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 42 points (-0.2%) at 17,187 as of Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 594 issues advancing vs. 2,387 declining with 113 unchanged.

The Materials & Construction industry currently sits down 1.5% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.5%. A company within the industry that fell today was

Martin Marietta Materials

(

MLM

), up 1.3%.

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

3.

Quanta Services

(

PWR

) is one of the companies pushing the Materials & Construction industry lower today. As of noon trading, Quanta Services is down $0.89 (-4.0%) to $21.57 on average volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Quanta Services exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $21.53-$22.09 after having opened the day at $21.97 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $22.46.

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Quanta Services, Inc. provides specialty contracting services to the electric power, and oil and gas industries in North America and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Electric Power Infrastructure Services and Oil and Gas Infrastructure Services. Quanta Services has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 10.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Quanta Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Quanta Services

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 a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full

Quanta Services Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Cemex SAB de CV

(

CX

) is down $0.20 (-3.2%) to $5.94 on average volume. Thus far, 6.0 million shares of Cemex SAB de CV exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 13.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $5.89-$6.10 after having opened the day at $5.97 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $6.14.

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CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., a building materials company, produces, markets, distributes, and sells cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, and other construction materials in Mexico, the United States, Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, South America, the Caribbean, and Asia. Cemex SAB de CV has a market cap of $7.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 10.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Cemex SAB de CV a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Cemex SAB de CV

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. Get the full

Cemex SAB de CV Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Fluor

(

FLR

) is down $1.14 (-2.2%) to $50.56 on light volume. Thus far, 329,546 shares of Fluor exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $50.53-$51.24 after having opened the day at $51.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $51.70.

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Fluor Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides engineering, procurement, construction, fabrication and modularization, commissioning and maintenance, and project management services worldwide. Fluor has a market cap of $7.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 9.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Fluor a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Fluor

as a

hold

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

Fluor 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

).