3 Stocks Pushing The Industrial Industry Lower

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One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 25 points (-0.1%) at 17,365 as of Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,608 issues advancing vs. 1,366 declining with 174 unchanged.

The Industrial industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include CNH Industrial ( CNHI), down 2.8%, Tenaris ( TS), down 1.4%, Rockwell Automation ( ROK), down 0.9% and ABB ( ABB), down 0.6%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

3. Danaher ( DHR) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial industry lower today. As of noon trading, Danaher is down $0.38 (-0.5%) to $80.02 on light volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Danaher exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $79.73-$80.38 after having opened the day at $80.35 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $80.40.

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Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services worldwide. Danaher has a market cap of $56.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 4.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Danaher a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Danaher as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Danaher Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Deere ( DE) is down $0.49 (-0.6%) to $85.05 on light volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Deere exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $83.80-$85.64 after having opened the day at $85.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $85.54.

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Deere & Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes agriculture and turf, and construction and forestry equipment worldwide. Deere has a market cap of $30.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 6.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Deere a buy, 9 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Deere as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Deere Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Caterpillar ( CAT) is down $0.75 (-0.7%) to $100.66 on light volume. Thus far, 1.4 million shares of Caterpillar exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $100.25-$101.76 after having opened the day at $101.64 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $101.41.

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Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives worldwide. Caterpillar has a market cap of $62.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 11.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Caterpillar a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Caterpillar as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity and growth in earnings per share. 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 Caterpillar Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the industrial industry could consider SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ( DIA) while those bearish on the industrial industry could consider ProShares UltraShort Industrials ( SIJ).

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