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 64 points (0.4%) at 16,322 as of Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,125 issues advancing vs. 788 declining with 156 unchanged. The Industrial Goods sector currently sits up 0.8% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.7%. Top gainers within the sector include Rockwell Automation ( ROK), up 2.5%, Stanley Black & Decker ( SWK), up 2.0%, Fastenal Company ( FAST), up 1.9%, Danaher Corporation ( DHR), up 1.8% and Tenaris ( TS), up 1.6%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 5. Alliant Techsystems ( ATK) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector lower today. As of noon trading, Alliant Techsystems is down $5.49 (-4.1%) to $127.73 on heavy volume. Thus far, 278,816 shares of Alliant Techsystems exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 274,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $127.20-$133.45 after having opened the day at $133.22 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $133.22. Alliant Techsystems Inc. engages in the provision of aerospace, defense, and commercial products to the U.S. government, allied nations, and prime contractors. The company also supplies ammunition and related accessories to law enforcement agencies and commercial customers. Alliant Techsystems has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the aerospace/defense industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 9.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Alliant Techsystems a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Alliant Techsystems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Alliant Techsystems 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.