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 up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 38 points (0.2%) at 16,171 as of Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,939 issues advancing vs. 967 declining with 167 unchanged. The Materials & Construction industry currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. Top gainers within the industry include Louisiana-Pacific ( LPX), up 3.0%, Lennar Corporation ( LEN), up 2.4%, DR Horton ( DHI), up 1.9%, PulteGroup ( PHM), up 1.9% and NVR ( NVR), up 1.8%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 3. Caesarstone Sdot-Yam ( CSTE) is one of the companies pushing the Materials & Construction industry lower today. As of noon trading, Caesarstone Sdot-Yam is down $0.92 (-1.7%) to $52.66 on average volume. Thus far, 122,594 shares of Caesarstone Sdot-Yam exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 260,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $52.65-$54.41 after having opened the day at $53.56 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $53.58. Caesarstone Sdot-Yam Ltd. manufactures and sells engineered quartz surfaces under the Caesarstone brand primarily in Australia, the United States, Canada, and Israel. Caesarstone Sdot-Yam has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Caesarstone Sdot-Yam a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Caesarstone Sdot-Yam as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Caesarstone Sdot-Yam 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.