4 Stocks Pulling The Industrial Industry Downward

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 31 points (0.2%) at 16,096 as of Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, 11:45 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,434 issues advancing vs. 1,496 declining with 119 unchanged.

The Industrial industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%.

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

4. Royal Philips ( PHG) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial industry lower today. As of noon trading, Royal Philips is down $0.18 (-0.5%) to $35.20 on light volume. Thus far, 95,918 shares of Royal Philips exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 607,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $35.19-$35.39 after having opened the day at $35.37 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $35.38.

Koninklijke Philips N.V. engages in the healthcare, lighting, and consumer lifestyle businesses worldwide. Royal Philips has a market cap of $32.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 94.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 32.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Royal Philips a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Royal Philips as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Royal Philips Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Tenaris ( TS) is down $0.49 (-1.1%) to $44.53 on light volume. Thus far, 242,903 shares of Tenaris exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 948,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $44.46-$45.22 after having opened the day at $45.16 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $45.02.

Tenaris S.A., through its subsidiaries, engages in the steel pipe manufacturing and distribution activities. Tenaris has a market cap of $26.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 7.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Tenaris a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Tenaris 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, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Tenaris Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, 3D Systems Corporation ( DDD) is down $2.49 (-3.4%) to $70.81 on average volume. Thus far, 2.8 million shares of 3D Systems Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $69.51-$74.59 after having opened the day at $74.59 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $73.30.

3D Systems Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures and markets 3D printers, print materials, on-demand custom parts services, and 3D authoring solutions for professionals and consumers. 3D Systems Corporation has a market cap of $7.4 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 156.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 106.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate 3D Systems Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates 3D Systems Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, compelling growth in net income, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full 3D Systems Corporation Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, General Electric ( GE) is down $0.16 (-0.6%) to $26.92 on light volume. Thus far, 9.1 million shares of General Electric exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 38.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $26.88-$27.17 after having opened the day at $27.14 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $27.08.

General Electric Company operates as an infrastructure and financial services company worldwide. General Electric has a market cap of $272.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 29.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate General Electric a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates General Electric as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full General Electric Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 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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