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. One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 8 points (0.0%) at 16,964 as of Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,180 issues advancing vs. 1,847 declining with 143 unchanged. The Industrial Goods sector currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Waste Management ( WM), down 0.8%, Raytheon ( RTN), down 0.8% and Precision Castparts ( PCP), down 0.6%. A company within the sector that increased today was Weyerhaeuser ( WY), up 1.3%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 3. General Dynamics ( GD) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector lower today. As of noon trading, General Dynamics is down $1.12 (-1.0%) to $115.33 on average volume. Thus far, 781,284 shares of General Dynamics exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $115.13-$116.44 after having opened the day at $116.19 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $116.45. General Dynamics Corporation operates as aerospace and defense company worldwide. General Dynamics has a market cap of $40.0 billion and is part of the aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 21.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate General Dynamics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates General Dynamics as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, reasonable valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full General Dynamics 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.