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 up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 5 points (0.0%) at 17,085 as of Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,872 issues advancing vs. 1,050 declining with 205 unchanged. The Chemicals industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 3. Braskem ( BAK) is one of the companies pushing the Chemicals industry lower today. As of noon trading, Braskem is down $0.20 (-1.5%) to $13.48 on average volume. Thus far, 144,833 shares of Braskem exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 262,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $13.48-$13.77 after having opened the day at $13.77 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $13.68. Braskem S.A., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells thermoplastic resins. Braskem has a market cap of $5.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 23.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Braskem a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Braskem as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally high debt management risk, weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Braskem 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.