5 Stocks Pushing The Industrial Industry Higher

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Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 10 points (-0.1%) at 13,082 as of Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, 1:34 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,351 issues advancing vs. 1,574 declining with 129 unchanged.

The Industrial industry currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include Generac Holdings ( GNRC), up 7.5%, and Dresser-Rand Group ( DRC), up 2.0%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Kubota Corporation ( KUB), down 1.1%, and Nidec Corporation ( NJ), down 0.8%.

TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

5. Rockwell Automation Incorporated ( ROK) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial industry higher today. As of noon trading, Rockwell Automation Incorporated is up $2.47 (3.3%) to $77.98 on average volume Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Rockwell Automation Incorporated exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $75.76-$79.10 after having opened the day at $76.56 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $75.51.

Rockwell Automation, Inc. provides industrial automation power, control, and information solutions. It operates in two segments, Architecture and Software, and Control Products and Solutions. Rockwell Automation Incorporated has a market cap of $10.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 2.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Rockwell Automation Incorporated a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Rockwell Automation Incorporated as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and notable return on equity. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Rockwell Automation Incorporated Ratings Report now.

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