Today's Stocks Driving Success For The Industrial Industry

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 80 points (0.5%) at 15,453 as of Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,024 issues advancing vs. 894 declining with 170 unchanged.

The Industrial industry currently sits up 0.8% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.7%. A company within the industry that increased today was Tenaris ( TS), up 1.1%. A company within the industry that fell today was Nidec Corporation ( NJ), up 3.1%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

5. Royal Philips ( PHG) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial industry higher today. As of noon trading, Royal Philips is up $0.53 (1.6%) to $34.60 on average volume. Thus far, 279,316 shares of Royal Philips exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 494,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $34.44-$34.75 after having opened the day at $34.49 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $34.07.

Koninklijke Philips N.V. engages in the healthcare, lighting, and consumer lifestyle businesses worldwide. Royal Philips has a market cap of $31.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 93.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 7.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates Royal Philips a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Royal Philips as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins 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 Royal Philips Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, ABB ( ABB) is up $0.16 (0.7%) to $24.47 on average volume. Thus far, 594,291 shares of ABB exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $24.29-$24.51 after having opened the day at $24.33 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $24.31.

ABB Ltd provides power and automation technologies for utility and industrial customers worldwide. ABB has a market cap of $57.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 6.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 3 analysts who rate ABB a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates ABB as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full ABB Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Xylem ( XYL) is up $2.24 (6.8%) to $35.04 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.4 million shares of Xylem exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $34.42-$35.55 after having opened the day at $34.86 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $32.80.

Xylem Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and application of engineered technologies for water and wastewater applications. The company operates in two segments, Water Infrastructure and Applied Water. Xylem has a market cap of $6.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 5.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate Xylem a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Xylem 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, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Xylem Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Danaher Corporation ( DHR) is up $0.44 (0.6%) to $73.00 on average volume. Thus far, 1.1 million 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 $72.32-$73.01 after having opened the day at $72.78 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $72.56.

Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services worldwide. Danaher Corporation has a market cap of $51.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 6.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 15 analysts who 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, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Danaher Corporation Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, General Electric ( GE) is up $0.23 (0.9%) to $24.58 on average volume. Thus far, 19.9 million shares of General Electric exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 38.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $24.43-$24.72 after having opened the day at $24.55 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $24.35.

General Electric Company operates as an infrastructure and financial services company worldwide. General Electric has a market cap of $254.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 13.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate General Electric a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates General Electric as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share, reasonable valuation levels 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 General Electric 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 industry could consider SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ( DIA) while those bearish on the industrial industry could consider ProShares UltraShort Industrials ( SIJ).

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