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 91 points (-0.5%) at 16,894 as of Thursday, July 10, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 864 issues advancing vs. 2,123 declining with 163 unchanged. The Industrial Goods sector currently sits down 1.0% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.4%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Royal Philips ( PHG), down 2.4%, Mohawk Industries ( MHK), down 2.3%, Dover ( DOV), down 1.8%, Parker Hannifin ( PH), down 1.2% and ABB ( ABB), down 1.1%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 3. Illinois Tool Works ( ITW) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector lower today. As of noon trading, Illinois Tool Works is down $0.61 (-0.7%) to $86.13 on average volume. Thus far, 702,300 shares of Illinois Tool Works exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $85.49-$86.25 after having opened the day at $85.96 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $86.74. Illinois Tool Works Inc. produces and sells engineered fasteners and components, equipment and consumable systems, and specialty products. Illinois Tool Works has a market cap of $35.8 billion and is part of the industrial industry. Shares are up 3.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Illinois Tool Works a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Illinois Tool Works as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Illinois Tool Works 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.