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 111 points (0.7%) at 16,536 as of Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,084 issues advancing vs. 856 declining with 147 unchanged. The Chemicals industry currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.6%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 5. Air Products & Chemicals ( APD) is one of the companies pushing the Chemicals industry lower today. As of noon trading, Air Products & Chemicals is down $1.08 (-1.0%) to $110.41 on average volume. Thus far, 620,366 shares of Air Products & Chemicals exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $110.33-$112.20 after having opened the day at $111.66 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $111.49. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. provides atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, equipment, and services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Merchant Gases, Tonnage Gases, Electronics and Performance Materials, and Equipment and Energy. Air Products & Chemicals has a market cap of $23.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 0.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Air Products & Chemicals a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Air Products & Chemicals as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Air Products & Chemicals 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.