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 71 points (-0.4%) at 16,411 as of Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,418 issues advancing vs. 1,488 declining with 174 unchanged. The Energy industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Valero Energy Corporation ( VLO), down 2.3%, Marathon Petroleum ( MPC), down 1.2%, Anadarko Petroleum ( APC), down 1.1%, Pioneer Natural Resources Company ( PXD), down 1.0% and EOG Resources ( EOG), down 0.8%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 5. Ecopetrol S.A ( EC) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry lower today. As of noon trading, Ecopetrol S.A is down $0.86 (-2.4%) to $34.92 on heavy volume. Thus far, 448,594 shares of Ecopetrol S.A exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 479,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $34.27-$35.85 after having opened the day at $35.75 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $35.78. Ecopetrol S.A., an integrated oil company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil and natural gas Colombia. The company operates in four segments: Exploration and Production, Refining and Petrochemicals, Transportation, and Market and Supply. Ecopetrol S.A has a market cap of $72.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 6.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are no analysts that rate Ecopetrol S.A a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Ecopetrol S.A as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Ecopetrol S.A 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.