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 49 points (0.3%) at 16,344 as of Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,931 issues advancing vs. 985 declining with 162 unchanged. The Industrial Goods sector currently sits up 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. A company within the sector that fell today was Nidec Corporation ( NJ), up 1.5%. Top gainers within the sector include Northrop Grumman ( NOC), up 1.3%, Tenaris ( TS), up 1.3%, Illinois Tool Works ( ITW), up 1.0%, Parker Hannifin Corporation ( PH), up 0.8% and Eaton Corporation ( ETN), up 0.8%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 3. Textron ( TXT) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector lower today. As of noon trading, Textron is down $0.52 (-1.4%) to $35.86 on light volume. Thus far, 788,932 shares of Textron exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $35.86-$36.65 after having opened the day at $36.02 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.38. Textron Inc. operates in the aircraft, defense, industrial, and finance businesses worldwide. It operates in five segments: Cessna, Bell, Textron Systems, Industrial, and Finance. Textron has a market cap of $10.5 billion and is part of the aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 46.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Textron a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Textron as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels 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 Textron 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.