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 3 points (0.0%) at 16,165 as of Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,090 issues advancing vs. 1,843 declining with 148 unchanged. The Industrial Goods sector currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Mohawk Industries ( MHK), down 2.2%, Nidec Corporation ( NJ), down 2.1%, Danaher Corporation ( DHR), down 0.8% and Boeing ( BA), down 0.5%. Top gainers within the sector include ABB ( ABB), up 1.0%, Tenaris ( TS), up 0.9% and Siemens ( SI), up 0.6%. TheStreet would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 4. General Dynamics ( GD) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector lower today. As of noon trading, General Dynamics is down $0.90 (-1.0%) to $92.65 on average volume. Thus far, 536,884 shares of General Dynamics exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $92.05-$93.13 after having opened the day at $92.95 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $93.55. General Dynamics Corporation, an aerospace and defense company, provides business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems, and munitions; military and commercial shipbuilding; and communications and information technology products and services worldwide. General Dynamics has a market cap of $32.2 billion and is part of the aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 32.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate General Dynamics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates General Dynamics 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, 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 has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full General Dynamics 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.