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 down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 3 points (0.0%) at 15,304 as of Thursday, May 23, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 979 issues advancing vs. 1,985 declining with 110 unchanged. The Industrial Goods sector currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.37. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Kubota Corporation ( KUB), down 6.90, Nidec Corporation ( NJ), down 2.98, Emerson Electric ( EMR), down 1.42, ABB ( ABB), down 0.95 and Danaher Corporation ( DHR), down 0.70. TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 3. Precision Castparts ( PCP) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector lower today. As of noon trading, Precision Castparts is down $1.92 (-0.9%) to $209.78 on average volume Thus far, 314,981 shares of Precision Castparts exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 619,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $207.68-$211.66 after having opened the day at $207.68 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $211.70. Precision Castparts Corp. manufactures and sells metal components and products worldwide. Precision Castparts has a market cap of $31.2 billion and is part of the industrial industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 11.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. TheStreet Ratings rates Precision Castparts as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, impressive record of earnings per share growth and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Precision Castparts 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.