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 up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 44 points (0.3%) at 15,539 as of Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,783 issues advancing vs. 1,120 declining with 134 unchanged. The Chemicals industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. A company within the industry that fell today was Agrium ( AGU), up 1.4%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 5. Praxair ( PX) is one of the companies pushing the Chemicals industry lower today. As of noon trading, Praxair is down $0.90 (-0.7%) to $121.31 on light volume. Thus far, 381,962 shares of Praxair exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $121.16-$122.46 after having opened the day at $122.46 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $122.21. Praxair, Inc. engages in the production, distribution, and sale atmospheric and process gases, as well as surface coatings in North America, Europe, South America, and Asia. Praxair has a market cap of $35.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 10.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Praxair a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Praxair as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and notable return on equity. 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 Praxair 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.