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 Basic Materials sector as a whole closed the day up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which was up 0.2%. Laggards within the Basic Materials sector included Sonde Resources ( SOQ), down 14.2%, Atlatsa Resources ( ATL), down 10.6%, Pacific Booker Minerals ( PBM), down 1.7%, Entree Gold ( EGI), down 2.9% and China Gerui Advanced Materials Group ( CHOP), down 29.1%. TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks that pushed the sector lower today: Entree Gold ( EGI) is one of the companies that pushed the Basic Materials sector lower today. Entree Gold was down $0.01 (2.9%) to $0.20 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 92,886 shares of Entree Gold exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 60,300 shares. The stock ranged in price between $0.20-$0.23 after having opened the day at $0.22 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $0.21. Entree Gold has a market cap of $29.4 million and is part of the energy industry. Shares are down 25.0% 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.