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One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 16 points (0.1%) at 16,733 as of Monday, June 2, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,394 issues advancing vs. 1,564 declining with 187 unchanged.

The Energy industry currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. Top gainers within the industry include Energy Transfer Equity ( ETE), up 1.4%, China Petroleum & Chemical ( SNP), up 1.4% and PetroChina ( PTR), up 0.6%. A company within the industry that fell today was Ultrapar Participacoes ( UGP), up 3.3%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

3. Spectra Energy ( SE) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry higher today. As of noon trading, Spectra Energy is up $0.54 (1.3%) to $41.12 on average volume. Thus far, 962,618 shares of Spectra Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $40.72-$41.19 after having opened the day at $40.75 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $40.58.

Spectra Energy Corp., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates a portfolio of natural gas-related energy assets in North America. Spectra Energy has a market cap of $27.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 13.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Spectra Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Spectra Energy 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 good cash flow from operations. 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 Spectra Energy Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Kinder Morgan ( KMI) is up $0.38 (1.1%) to $33.77 on light volume. Thus far, 2.2 million shares of Kinder Morgan exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $33.32-$33.78 after having opened the day at $33.46 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $33.39.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. operates as a midstream and energy company in North America. It operates through Natural Gas Pipelines, CO2 KMP, Products Pipelines KMP, Terminals KMP, Kinder Morgan Canada KMP, and Other segments. Kinder Morgan has a market cap of $34.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 7.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Kinder Morgan a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Kinder Morgan as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins 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 Kinder Morgan Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Halliburton ( HAL) is up $0.76 (1.2%) to $65.25 on average volume. Thus far, 3.5 million shares of Halliburton exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $64.37-$65.51 after having opened the day at $64.69 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $64.49.

Halliburton Company provides a range of services and products for the exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas to oil and gas companies worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Completion and Production, and Drilling and Evaluation. Halliburton has a market cap of $54.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 27.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 20 analysts who rate Halliburton a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Halliburton as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Halliburton Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the energy industry could consider Energy Select Sector SPDR ( XLE) while those bearish on the energy industry could consider Proshares Short Oil & Gas ( DDG).

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