DOV, GD, DHR, UTX And BA, Pushing Industrial Goods Sector Downward

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 126 points (-0.8%) at 15,723 as of Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,087 issues advancing vs. 1,837 declining with 186 unchanged.

The Industrial Goods sector currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Weyerhaeuser ( WY), down 2.8%, Tenaris ( TS), down 0.9%, Emerson Electric ( EMR), down 0.8% and ABB ( ABB), down 0.8%. Top gainers within the sector include Manitowoc ( MTW), up 14.0%, PulteGroup ( PHM), up 4.0%, DR Horton ( DHI), up 3.7%, Lennar Corporation ( LEN), up 3.5% and NVR ( NVR), up 3.4%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector lower today:

5. Dover Corporation ( DOV) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector lower today. As of noon trading, Dover Corporation is down $2.55 (-2.9%) to $86.72 on heavy volume. Thus far, 803,862 shares of Dover Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 849,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $86.29-$87.70 after having opened the day at $86.29 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $89.27.

Dover Corporation manufactures and sells a range of specialized products and components, and provides related consumables and services. The company operates in four segments: Communication Technologies, Energy, Engineered Systems, and Printing and Identification. Dover Corporation has a market cap of $15.3 billion and is part of the industrial industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 7.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Dover Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Dover Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Dover Corporation Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, General Dynamics ( GD) is down $0.56 (-0.6%) to $99.93 on light volume. Thus far, 612,542 shares of General Dynamics exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $98.83-$100.13 after having opened the day at $99.21 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $100.49.

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 $34.9 billion and is part of the aerospace/defense industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 5.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate General Dynamics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full General Dynamics Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Danaher Corporation ( DHR) is down $0.81 (-1.1%) to $74.49 on light volume. Thus far, 847,457 shares of Danaher Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $73.93-$74.66 after having opened the day at $74.27 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $75.30.

Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services worldwide. Danaher Corporation has a market cap of $52.4 billion and is part of the industrial industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.0, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 2.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 15 analysts that rate Danaher Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Danaher Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Danaher Corporation Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, United Technologies ( UTX) is down $0.75 (-0.7%) to $113.93 on light volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of United Technologies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $112.37-$114.00 after having opened the day at $112.98 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $114.68.

United Technologies Corporation provides technology products and services to the building systems and aerospace industries worldwide. United Technologies has a market cap of $103.9 billion and is part of the industrial industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 0.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate United Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates United Technologies 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, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full United Technologies Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Boeing ( BA) is down $1.32 (-1.0%) to $125.21 on heavy volume. Thus far, 4.9 million shares of Boeing exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $123.08-$125.21 after having opened the day at $124.46 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $126.53.

The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, manufacture, sale, and support of commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, human space flight, and launch systems and services worldwide. Boeing has a market cap of $97.5 billion and is part of the aerospace/defense industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 7.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 16 analysts that rate Boeing a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Boeing as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Boeing Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 5 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the industrial goods sector could consider Industrial Select Sector SPDR ( XLI) while those bearish on the industrial goods sector could consider ProShares Short Dow 30 ( DOG).

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