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 down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 125 points (-0.7%) at 16,899 as of Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 971 issues advancing vs. 2,018 declining with 168 unchanged. The Utilities sector currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.9%. A company within the sector that fell today was EQT ( EQT), up 0.5%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 3. Western Gas Equity Partners ( WGP) is one of the companies pushing the Utilities sector lower today. As of noon trading, Western Gas Equity Partners is down $0.33 (-0.6%) to $59.68 on heavy volume. Thus far, 159,065 shares of Western Gas Equity Partners exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 207,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $59.33-$60.18 after having opened the day at $60.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $60.01. Western Gas Equity Partners, LP is engaged in gathering, processing, compressing, treating, and transporting natural gas, condensate, natural gas liquids, and crude oil in the United States. Western Gas Equity Partners has a market cap of $13.2 billion and is part of the energy industry. Shares are up 51.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Western Gas Equity Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Western Gas Equity Partners as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its weak operating cash flow and generally high debt management risk. Get the full Western Gas Equity Partners 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.