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. Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 67 points (-0.4%) at 17,031 as of Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,211 issues advancing vs. 1,801 declining with 159 unchanged. The Materials & Construction industry currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Vulcan Materials ( VMC), down 1.2%, NVR ( NVR), down 0.9% and Fastenal ( FAST), down 0.5%. A company within the industry that increased today was Tutor Perini ( TPC), up 2.3%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 3. Lennar ( LEN) is one of the companies pushing the Materials & Construction industry lower today. As of noon trading, Lennar is down $0.23 (-0.6%) to $38.95 on light volume. Thus far, 761,438 shares of Lennar exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $38.80-$39.35 after having opened the day at $39.08 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $39.18. Lennar Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in homebuilding activities in the United States. Lennar has a market cap of $6.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 1.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Lennar a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Lennar as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Lennar 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.