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 60 points (0.4%) at 16,603 as of Friday, May 23, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,002 issues advancing vs. 938 declining with 179 unchanged. The Basic Materials sector currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Gerdau ( GGB), down 1.8%, Goldcorp ( GG), down 1.4%, Ecopetrol ( EC), down 1.0%, POSCO ( PKX), down 1.0% and Royal Dutch Shell ( RDS.A), down 0.6%. Top gainers within the sector include YPF Sociedad Anonima ( YPF), up 2.0%, Alcoa ( AA), up 1.7%, Tenaris ( TS), up 1.4%, Teck Resources ( TCK), up 1.4% and Southern Copper ( SCCO), up 1.4%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 3. Seadrill ( SDRL) is one of the companies pushing the Basic Materials sector lower today. As of noon trading, Seadrill is down $0.42 (-1.2%) to $36.28 on average volume. Thus far, 2.1 million shares of Seadrill exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $36.10-$36.48 after having opened the day at $36.24 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.70. Seadrill Limited, an offshore drilling contractor, provides offshore drilling services to the oil and gas industry worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Floaters, Jack-up Rigs, and Tender Rigs. Seadrill has a market cap of $16.9 billion and is part of the energy industry. Shares are down 10.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Seadrill a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Seadrill as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and compelling growth 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 Seadrill 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.