All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 76 points (-0.4%) at 17,528 as of Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,149 issues advancing vs. 1,775 declining with 160 unchanged.

The Energy industry currently sits up 2.7% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.5%. Top gainers within the industry include

Southwestern Energy

(

SWN

), up 6.5%,

Range Resources

(

RRC

), up 3.9%,

Cheniere Energy

(

LNG

), up 3.2%,

Continental Resources

(

CLR

), up 3.0% and

ONEOK Partners

(

OKS

), up 2.7%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Marathon Petroleum

(

MPC

), down 1.5%, and

Phillips 66

(

PSX

), down 0.7%.

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

3.

Devon Energy

(

DVN

) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry higher today. As of noon trading, Devon Energy is up $0.74 (2.4%) to $31.74 on light volume. Thus far, 1.5 million shares of Devon Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $30.57-$31.74 after having opened the day at $30.99 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.00.

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Devon Energy Corporation, an independent energy company, primarily engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids (NGLs) in the United States and Canada. Devon Energy has a market cap of $13.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 49.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 13 analysts who rate Devon Energy a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Devon Energy

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Devon Energy Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Baker Hughes

(

BHI

) is up $0.47 (1.0%) to $46.23 on light volume. Thus far, 291,845 shares of Baker Hughes exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $45.32-$46.27 after having opened the day at $45.38 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $45.76.

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Baker Hughes Incorporated supplies oilfield services, products, technology, and systems to the oil and natural gas industry worldwide. Baker Hughes has a market cap of $20.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 18.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 13 analysts who rate Baker Hughes a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Baker Hughes

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 deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full

Baker Hughes Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Anadarko Petroleum

(

APC

) is up $0.30 (0.6%) to $48.68 on light volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Anadarko Petroleum exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $47.97-$48.82 after having opened the day at $48.22 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $48.38.

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Anadarko Petroleum Corporation engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of oil and gas properties. It operates through three segments: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production; Midstream; and Marketing. Anadarko Petroleum has a market cap of $25.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 41.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 16 analysts who rate Anadarko Petroleum a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Anadarko Petroleum

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and generally high debt management risk. Get the full

Anadarko Petroleum 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

).