All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 31 points (0.2%) at 15,006 as of Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,611 issues advancing vs. 1,325 declining with 103 unchanged. The Chemicals industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. A company within the industry that increased today was Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan ( POT), up 1.0%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 5. Braskem ( BAK) is one of the companies pushing the Chemicals industry lower today. As of noon trading, Braskem is down $0.52 (-3.4%) to $14.81 on light volume. Thus far, 120,444 shares of Braskem exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 352,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $14.77-$15.29 after having opened the day at $15.24 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $15.33. Braskem S.A., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells basic petrochemicals and thermoplastic resins in Brazil and internationally. It operates in three segments: Basic Petrochemicals, Polyolefins, and Vinyls. Braskem has a market cap of $5.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 11.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Braskem a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Braskem as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Braskem 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.