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 119 points (-0.8%) at 14,828 as of Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 582 issues advancing vs. 2,376 declining with 94 unchanged. The Basic Materials sector currently sits down 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is down 1.0%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Ultrapar Holdings ( UGP), down 3.8%, Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras ( PBR), down 2.4%, Southern Copper Corporation ( SCCO), down 2.1%, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold ( FCX), down 1.9% and ArcelorMittal ( MT), down 1.6%. Top gainers within the sector include Canadian Natural Resources ( CNQ), up 2.3%, Statoil ASA ( STO), up 2.1%, Imperial Oil ( IMO), up 1.6% and Royal Dutch Shell ( RDS.B), up 0.9%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 5. Sherwin-Williams Company ( SHW) is one of the companies pushing the Basic Materials sector lower today. As of noon trading, Sherwin-Williams Company is down $3.72 (-2.2%) to $168.13 on average volume. Thus far, 310,116 shares of Sherwin-Williams Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 800,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $167.86-$169.99 after having opened the day at $169.94 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $171.85. The Sherwin-Williams Company engages in the development, manufacture, distribution, and sale of paints, coatings, and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers primarily in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean region. Sherwin-Williams Company has a market cap of $17.7 billion and is part of the chemicals industry. Shares are up 11.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Sherwin-Williams Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Sherwin-Williams Company 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, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Sherwin-Williams Company 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.