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All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 126 points (-0.7%) at 17,985 as of Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 863 issues advancing vs. 2,117 declining with 156 unchanged.

The Energy industry currently sits up 1.9% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.8%. Top gainers within the industry include

Transocean

(

RIG

), up 6.5%,

Consol Energy

(

CNX

), up 5.4%,

Energy Transfer Partners

(

ETP

), up 3.4%,

Continental Resources

(

CLR

), up 3.1% and

Magellan Midstream Partners L.P

(

MMP

), up 2.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

PetroChina

(

PTR

), down 1.7%,

TransCanada

(

TRP

), down 1.2%,

Total

(

TOT

), down 1.0% and

Enbridge

(

ENB

), down 0.8%.

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

3.

ConocoPhillips

(

COP

) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry higher today. As of noon trading, ConocoPhillips is up $0.37 (0.6%) to $68.11 on light volume. Thus far, 2.5 million shares of ConocoPhillips exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $67.22-$68.18 after having opened the day at $67.33 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $67.74.

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ConocoPhillips explores for, produces, transports, and markets crude oil, bitumen, natural gas, liquefied natural gas, and natural gas liquids worldwide. ConocoPhillips has a market cap of $82.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 2.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 8 analysts who rate ConocoPhillips a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

ConocoPhillips

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, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full

ConocoPhillips Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Halliburton

(

HAL

) is up $0.66 (1.4%) to $49.25 on average volume. Thus far, 5.9 million shares of Halliburton exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 15.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $48.24-$49.33 after having opened the day at $48.49 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $48.59.

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Halliburton Company provides a range of services and products to the upstream oil and natural gas industry worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Completion and Production, and Drilling and Evaluation. Halliburton has a market cap of $41.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 23.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 17 analysts who rate Halliburton a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Halliburton

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 and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Halliburton Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Schlumberger

(

SLB

) is up $0.80 (0.9%) to $93.46 on average volume. Thus far, 3.2 million shares of Schlumberger exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 8.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $91.90-$93.92 after having opened the day at $92.35 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $92.66.

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Schlumberger Limited supplies technology, integrated project management, and information solutions to the oil and gas exploration and production industries worldwide. The company operates through Reservoir Characterization Group, Drilling Group, and Production Group segments. Schlumberger has a market cap of $117.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 8.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 17 analysts who rate Schlumberger a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Schlumberger

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full

Schlumberger 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 energy industry could consider

Energy Select Sector SPDR

(

XLE

) while those bearish on the energy industry could consider

Proshares Short Oil & Gas

(

DDG

).

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