Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 72 points (0.5%) at 14,749 as of Thursday, April 25, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,049 issues advancing vs. 833 declining with 158 unchanged. The Utilities sector currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.7%. A company within the sector that fell today was Korea Electric Power ( KEP), up 2.93. TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 3. Sempra Energy ( SRE) is one of the companies pushing the Utilities sector lower today. As of noon trading, Sempra Energy is down $0.35 (-0.4%) to $81.21 on light volume Thus far, 353,545 shares of Sempra Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 955,000 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $81.00-$81.92 after having opened the day at $81.86 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $81.56. Sempra Energy, through its subsidiaries, operates as an energy services company. The company's San Diego Gas & Electric Company segment is involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution electricity; and sale, distribution, and transportation of natural gas in California. Sempra Energy has a market cap of $19.9 billion and is part of the utilities industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 15.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. TheStreet Ratings rates Sempra Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, revenue growth and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Sempra Energy Ratings Report now. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE.