4 Stocks Improving Performance Of The Industrial Industry

Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 19 points (-0.1%) at 15,282 as of Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,222 issues advancing vs. 1,685 declining with 126 unchanged.

The Industrial industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. A company within the industry that increased today was Siemens ( SI), up 1.0%. A company within the industry that fell today was Emerson Electric ( EMR), up 0.9%.

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

4. Kubota Corporation ( KUB) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial industry higher today. As of noon trading, Kubota Corporation is up $1.23 (1.6%) to $78.16 on light volume. Thus far, 20,280 shares of Kubota Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 100,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $77.99-$78.49 after having opened the day at $78.28 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $76.93.

Kubota Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells machinery, and other industrial and consumer products. Kubota Corporation has a market cap of $18.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 30.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Kubota Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Kubota Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Kubota Corporation Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, CNH Global ( CNH) is up $0.78 (1.8%) to $43.23 on average volume. Thus far, 178,899 shares of CNH Global exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 343,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $42.45-$43.32 after having opened the day at $42.54 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $42.45.

CNH Global N.V. manufactures, markets, and distributes a line of agricultural and construction equipment and parts worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Agricultural Equipment, Construction Equipment, and Financial Services. CNH Global has a market cap of $10.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 3.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates CNH Global a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CNH Global as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full CNH Global Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Danaher Corporation ( DHR) is up $0.68 (1.0%) to $67.30 on average volume. Thus far, 2.1 million shares of Danaher Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $66.60-$67.41 after having opened the day at $66.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $66.62.

Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services primarily in North America, Europe, and Asia/Australia. Danaher Corporation has a market cap of $44.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 19.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Danaher Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Danaher Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Danaher Corporation Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Cummins ( CMI) is up $1.38 (1.2%) to $114.00 on light volume. Thus far, 696,069 shares of Cummins exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $112.90-$114.96 after having opened the day at $113.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $112.62.

Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes, and services diesel and natural gas engines, and engine-related component products. It operates in four segments: Engine, Components, Power Generation, and Distribution. Cummins has a market cap of $21.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 3.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Cummins a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cummins as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Cummins Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 4 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the industrial industry could consider SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ( DIA) while those bearish on the industrial industry could consider ProShares UltraShort Industrials ( SIJ).

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