5 Stocks Dragging In The Industrial Industry

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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 Industrial industry currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.5%. A company within the industry that fell today was Royal Philips ( PHG), up 0.6%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

5. Tenaris ( TS) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial industry lower today. As of noon trading, Tenaris is down $1.37 (-3.1%) to $42.48 on average volume. Thus far, 586,368 shares of Tenaris exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 945,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $42.36-$43.99 after having opened the day at $43.95 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.85.

Tenaris S.A., through its subsidiaries, engages in the steel pipe manufacturing and distribution activities. Tenaris has a market cap of $25.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 1.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. 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 largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins 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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4. As of noon trading, Siemens ( SI) is down $1.13 (-0.9%) to $130.82 on average volume. Thus far, 229,668 shares of Siemens exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 347,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $130.43-$131.36 after having opened the day at $131.34 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $131.95.

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft operates as an electronics and electrical engineering company worldwide. The company operates in six segments: Energy, Healthcare, Industry, Infrastructure & Cities, Equity Investments, and Financial Services. Siemens has a market cap of $108.2 billion and is part of the utilities sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 20.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Siemens a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Siemens as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in stock price during the past year and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Siemens Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, AGCO ( AGCO) is down $2.51 (-4.1%) to $58.07 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.6 million shares of AGCO exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $57.76-$61.14 after having opened the day at $60.66 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $60.58.

AGCO Corporation manufactures and distributes agricultural equipment and related replacement parts worldwide. AGCO has a market cap of $5.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 20.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate AGCO a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates AGCO as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, increase in net income, attractive valuation levels and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full AGCO Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Danaher Corporation ( DHR) is down $0.61 (-0.8%) to $74.70 on light volume. Thus far, 647,826 shares of Danaher Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $74.54-$75.73 after having opened the day at $75.64 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $75.31.

Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services worldwide. Danaher Corporation has a market cap of $51.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 32.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Danaher Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Danaher Corporation 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, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. 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 Danaher Corporation Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, United Technologies ( UTX) is down $0.67 (-0.6%) to $107.86 on average volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of United Technologies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $107.75-$109.13 after having opened the day at $108.99 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $108.53.

United Technologies Corporation provides technology products and services to the building systems and aerospace industries worldwide. United Technologies has a market cap of $98.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 30.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate United Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates United Technologies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full United Technologies 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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