All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 192 points (-1.2%) at 16,087 as of Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 732 issues advancing vs. 2,239 declining with 161 unchanged.

The Metals & Mining industry currently sits up 1.7% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.8%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Freeport-McMoRan

(

FCX

), down 3.1%, and

Turquoise Hill Resources

(

TRQ

), down 2.2%. Top gainers within the industry include

Worthington Industries

(

WOR

), up 12.9%,

Eldorado Gold

(

EGO

), up 8.3%,

Gerdau

(

GGB

), up 6.6%,

Silver Wheaton

(

SLW

), up 6.1% and

Anglogold Ashanti

(

AU

), up 6.0%.

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

3.

Tenaris

(

TS

) is one of the companies pushing the Metals & Mining industry lower today. As of noon trading, Tenaris is down $0.43 (-1.7%) to $24.30 on average volume. Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Tenaris exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $24.10-$24.53 after having opened the day at $24.48 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $24.73.

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Tenaris S.A., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and supplies steel pipe products and related services for the energy and other industrial applications. Tenaris has a market cap of $14.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.4. Shares are down 18.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Tenaris a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 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 feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Tenaris Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Consol Energy

(

CNX

) is down $0.47 (-4.3%) to $10.54 on average volume. Thus far, 3.5 million shares of Consol Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $10.38-$11.04 after having opened the day at $10.75 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $11.01.

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CONSOL Energy Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated energy company in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two divisions, Exploration and Production (E&P), and Coal. Consol Energy has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 67.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Consol Energy a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Consol Energy

as a

sell

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

Consol Energy Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Alcoa

(

AA

) is down $0.18 (-2.0%) to $9.02 on average volume. Thus far, 13.7 million shares of Alcoa exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 25.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $8.86-$9.12 after having opened the day at $9.07 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $9.20.

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Alcoa Inc. produces and manages primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum, and alumina worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Alumina, Primary Metals, Global Rolled Products, and Engineered Products and Solutions. Alcoa has a market cap of $11.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.4. Shares are down 41.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Alcoa a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Alcoa

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full

Alcoa 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 metals & mining industry could consider

SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF

(

XME

) while those bearish on the metals & mining industry could consider

PowerShares DB Base Metals Sht ETN

(

BOS

).