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. The Metals & Mining industry as a whole closed the day down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which was down 0.2%. Laggards within the Metals & Mining industry included Timberline Resources ( TLR), down 3.2%, Sutor Technology Group ( SUTR), down 2.6%, China Natural Resources ( CHNR), down 2.6%, Exeter Resource ( XRA), down 2.9% and Silver Bull Resources ( SVBL), down 2.3%. TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks that pushed the industry lower today: Exeter Resource ( XRA) is one of the companies that pushed the Metals & Mining industry lower today. Exeter Resource was down $0.02 (2.9%) to $0.67 on average volume. Throughout the day, 155,213 shares of Exeter Resource exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 143,100 shares. The stock ranged in price between $0.67-$0.70 after having opened the day at $0.70 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $0.69. Exeter Resource has a market cap of $58.3 million and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 30.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.