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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 77 points (-0.5%) at 16,767 as of Thursday, June 12, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,294 issues advancing vs. 1,659 declining with 161 unchanged.

The Industrial Goods sector currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. A company within the sector that increased today was Nidec ( NJ), up 1.8%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Chicago Bridge & Iron Company ( CBI), down 2.5%, Royal Philips ( PHG), down 2.1%, Embraer S.A ( ERJ), down 2.1%, Fastenal ( FAST), down 1.7% and Pentair ( PNR), down 1.4%.

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

3. Triumph Group ( TGI) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, Triumph Group is up $1.77 (2.5%) to $71.92 on heavy volume. Thus far, 521,267 shares of Triumph Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 516,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $71.21-$72.30 after having opened the day at $71.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $70.15.

Triumph Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the design, engineering, manufacture, repair, overhaul, and distribution of aero structures, aircraft components, accessories, subassemblies, and systems worldwide. Triumph Group has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the aerospace/defense industry. Shares are down 7.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 8 analysts who rate Triumph Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Triumph Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Triumph Group Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Eagle Materials ( EXP) is up $5.34 (6.0%) to $94.77 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Eagle Materials exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 710,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $92.25-$96.40 after having opened the day at $93.14 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $89.43.

Eagle Materials Inc. manufactures and distributes building products used in residential, industrial, commercial, and infrastructure construction in the United States. The company operates in four segments: Cement, Gypsum Wallboard, Recycled Paperboard, and Concrete and Aggregates. Eagle Materials has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the materials & construction industry. Shares are up 15.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Eagle Materials a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Eagle Materials as a buy. 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, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance 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 Eagle Materials Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Stratasys ( SSYS) is up $2.29 (2.5%) to $95.08 on light volume. Thus far, 454,394 shares of Stratasys exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $92.09-$95.11 after having opened the day at $92.58 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $92.79.

Stratasys Ltd. provides additive manufacturing (AM) solutions for the creation of parts used in the processes of designing and manufacturing products and for the direct manufacture of end parts. Stratasys has a market cap of $4.5 billion and is part of the computer hardware industry. Shares are down 30.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 13 analysts who rate Stratasys a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Stratasys 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 increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Stratasys 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 industrial goods sector could consider Industrial Select Sector SPDR ( XLI) while those bearish on the industrial goods sector could consider ProShares Short Dow 30 ( DOG).

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