Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 57 points (-0.4%) at 15,601 as of Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,233 issues advancing vs. 1,686 declining with 120 unchanged. The Utilities sector currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include CenterPoint Energy ( CNP), down 1.5%, Korea Electric Power ( KEP), down 1.2%, Public Service Enterprise Group ( PEG), down 0.9% and TransCanada ( TRP), down 0.8%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 5. Sempra Energy ( SRE) is one of the companies pushing the Utilities sector lower today. As of noon trading, Sempra Energy is down $0.69 (-0.8%) to $87.91 on light volume. Thus far, 259,042 shares of Sempra Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $87.58-$88.40 after having opened the day at $88.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $88.60. Sempra Energy, through its subsidiaries, operates as an energy services company. The company's San Diego Gas & Electric Company segment is involved in the generation, transmission, and distribution electricity; and sale, distribution, and transportation of natural gas in California. Sempra Energy has a market cap of $21.6 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 24.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Sempra Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Sempra Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Sempra Energy 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.