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 27 points (-0.2%) at 15,858 as of Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 997 issues advancing vs. 1,953 declining with 153 unchanged. The Energy industry currently sits down 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include CGG ( CGG), down 16.9%, Tenaris ( TS), down 3.1%, PetroChina ( PTR), down 2.0%, Suncor Energy ( SU), down 1.1% and China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation ( SNP), down 1.1%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 5. BP ( BP) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry lower today. As of noon trading, BP is down $0.68 (-1.5%) to $45.35 on average volume. Thus far, 2.6 million shares of BP exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $45.32-$45.67 after having opened the day at $45.64 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.03. BP p.l.c. provides fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, lubricants to engines, and petrochemicals products. BP has a market cap of $143.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 10.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate BP a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates BP as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity 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 BP 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.