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 80 points (-0.5%) at 17,033 as of Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 959 issues advancing vs. 2,053 declining with 145 unchanged. The Utilities sector currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras ( EBR), down 5.6%, and Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras ( EBR.B), down 5.1%. A company within the sector that increased today was NiSource ( NI), up 6.3%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 3. CPFL Energy ( CPL) is one of the companies pushing the Utilities sector lower today. As of noon trading, CPFL Energy is down $0.68 (-4.1%) to $15.84 on average volume. Thus far, 175,432 shares of CPFL Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 377,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $15.60-$15.94 after having opened the day at $15.62 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $16.52. CPFL Energia S.A., together with its subsidiaries, generates, distributes, and commercializes electricity to industrial, residential, commercial, rural, and other consumers in Brazil. CPFL Energy has a market cap of $7.7 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 3.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate CPFL Energy a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates CPFL Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, generally higher debt management risk and weak operating cash flow. Get the full CPFL Energy 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.