4 Stocks Dragging The Energy Industry Downward

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 Energy industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. Top gainers within the industry include PetroChina ( PTR), up 3.0%, Occidental Petroleum Corporation ( OXY), up 1.2%, Chevron ( CVX), up 0.7% and Exxon Mobil Corporation ( XOM), up 0.6%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

4. Eni SpA ( E) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry lower today. As of noon trading, Eni SpA is down $0.75 (-1.8%) to $40.97 on average volume. Thus far, 212,615 shares of Eni SpA exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 348,000 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $40.75-$41.13 after having opened the day at $40.82 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $41.72.

Eni SpA, an integrated energy company, engages in the exploration, production, transportation, transformation, and marketing of oil and natural gas. Eni SpA has a market cap of $74.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 4.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 16.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Eni SpA a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Eni SpA as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Eni SpA Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Total ( TOT) is down $0.60 (-1.2%) to $48.26 on average volume. Thus far, 545,011 shares of Total exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $48.22-$48.47 after having opened the day at $48.32 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $48.86.

TOTAL S.A., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a oil and gas company worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Upstream, Refining and Chemicals, and Marketing and Services. Total has a market cap of $109.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 6.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Total a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Total as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Total Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras ( PBR) is down $0.44 (-3.3%) to $12.85 on average volume. Thus far, 10.0 million shares of Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 15.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $12.82-$13.34 after having opened the day at $13.24 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $13.29.

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras operates as an integrated oil and gas company in Brazil and internationally. Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras has a market cap of $87.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 31.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Phillips 66 ( PSX) is down $1.11 (-1.9%) to $57.79 on average volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Phillips 66 exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $57.52-$59.21 after having opened the day at $58.90 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $58.90.

Phillips 66 operates as an independent downstream energy company. The company operates in three segments: Refining and Marketing (R&M), Midstream, and Chemicals. Phillips 66 has a market cap of $36.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 10.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Phillips 66 a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Phillips 66 as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full Phillips 66 Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 5 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the energy industry could consider Energy Select Sector SPDR ( XLE) while those bearish on the energy industry could consider Proshares Short Oil & Gas ( DDG).

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