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. One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 7 points (0.0%) at 17,620 as of Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,391 issues advancing vs. 1,566 declining with 174 unchanged. The Basic Materials sector currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Ecopetrol ( EC), down 3.0%, POSCO ( PKX), down 2.4%, PetroChina ( PTR), down 2.0%, Pioneer Natural Resources ( PXD), down 2.2% and Phillips 66 ( PSX), down 1.5%. Top gainers within the sector include Silver Wheaton ( SLW), up 3.5%, Newmont Mining ( NEM), up 2.5% and Barrick Gold ( ABX), up 2.1%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 3. EOG Resources ( EOG) is one of the companies pushing the Basic Materials sector lower today. As of noon trading, EOG Resources is down $1.09 (-1.1%) to $97.41 on light volume. Thus far, 1.6 million shares of EOG Resources exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $97.11-$99.07 after having opened the day at $98.56 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $98.50. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. EOG Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, explores for, develops, produces, and markets crude oil and natural gas. EOG Resources has a market cap of $54.6 billion and is part of the energy industry. Shares are up 17.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 22 analysts that rate EOG Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates EOG Resources as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full EOG Resources 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.