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. Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 18 points (-0.1%) at 15,776 as of Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,409 issues advancing vs. 1,532 declining with 144 unchanged. The Materials & Construction industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Masco Corporation ( MAS), down 2.5%, Chicago Bridge & Iron Company ( CBI), down 1.3%, Waste Management ( WM), down 0.8% and Republic Services ( RSG), down 0.8%. A company within the industry that increased today was James Hardie Industries ( JHX), up 1.3%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 5. Fastenal Company ( FAST) is one of the companies pushing the Materials & Construction industry lower today. As of noon trading, Fastenal Company is down $0.52 (-1.2%) to $43.71 on average volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Fastenal Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $43.31-$44.67 after having opened the day at $44.31 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.23. Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a wholesaler and retailer of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company offers fasteners and other industrial and construction supplies under the Fastenal name. Fastenal Company has a market cap of $13.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 6.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Fastenal Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Fastenal Company 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, expanding profit margins, increase in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Fastenal Company 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.