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 87 points (-0.6%) at 14,874 as of Thursday, June 6, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,317 issues advancing vs. 1,603 declining with 125 unchanged. The Materials & Construction industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.38. A company within the industry that fell today was Clean Harbors ( CLH), up 1.31. TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 5. Vulcan Materials Company ( VMC) is one of the companies pushing the Materials & Construction industry lower today. As of noon trading, Vulcan Materials Company is down $0.18 (-0.3%) to $50.80 on average volume Thus far, 271,209 shares of Vulcan Materials Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 620,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $50.19-$51.00 after having opened the day at $50.84 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $50.98. Vulcan Materials Company engages in the production and sale of construction aggregates, as well as asphalt mix, ready-mixed concrete, and cement primarily in the United States. The company operates in four segments: Aggregates, Concrete, Asphalt Mix, and Cement. Vulcan Materials Company has a market cap of $6.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 2.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Vulcan Materials Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Vulcan Materials Company as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Vulcan Materials Company Ratings Report now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.