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 28 points (-0.2%) at 17,094 as of Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,204 issues advancing vs. 1,745 declining with 194 unchanged. The Energy industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Tenaris ( TS), down 1.9%, China Petroleum & Chemical ( SNP), down 1.5%, Halliburton ( HAL), down 1.2%, Statoil ASA ( STO), down 0.7% and Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras ( PBR.A), down 0.6%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 3. BP ( BP) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry lower today. As of noon trading, BP is down $0.46 (-0.9%) to $47.90 on average volume. Thus far, 2.8 million shares of BP exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $47.88-$48.20 after having opened the day at $48.16 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $48.36. BP p.l.c. provides fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, lubricants to engines, and petrochemicals products worldwide. BP has a market cap of $147.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 0.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate BP a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates BP as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, increase in net income, 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 somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full BP 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.