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 56 points (-0.3%) at 15,939 as of Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,598 issues advancing vs. 1,323 declining with 154 unchanged. The Chemicals industry currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. A company within the industry that fell today was Valhi ( VHI), up 2.7%. Top gainers within the industry include Valspar Corporation ( VAL), up 6.3%, Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile ( SQM), up 1.6% and Williams Partners ( WPZ), up 0.3%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 3. CF Industries Holdings ( CF) is one of the companies pushing the Chemicals industry lower today. As of noon trading, CF Industries Holdings is down $2.06 (-0.9%) to $228.00 on heavy volume. Thus far, 754,227 shares of CF Industries Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 770,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $226.49-$230.00 after having opened the day at $230.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $230.06. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. manufactures and distributes nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer products worldwide. It operates in two segments, Nitrogen and Phosphate. CF Industries Holdings has a market cap of $13.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 0.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate CF Industries Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates CF Industries Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full CF Industries Holdings 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.