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 fell today was Emerson Electric ( EMR), up 0.9%. A company within the industry that increased today was Siemens ( SI), up 1.0%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 3. Illinois Tool Works ( ITW) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial industry lower today. As of noon trading, Illinois Tool Works is down $0.43 (-0.6%) to $70.71 on light volume. Thus far, 640,442 shares of Illinois Tool Works exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $70.60-$71.07 after having opened the day at $70.98 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $71.14. Illinois Tool Works Inc. manufactures and sells a range of industrial products and equipment worldwide. Illinois Tool Works has a market cap of $31.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 16.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Illinois Tool Works a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Illinois Tool Works 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, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Illinois Tool Works 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.