ERJ, COL And FLR, Pushing Industrial Goods Sector Downward

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One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 15 points (-0.1%) at 17,638 as of Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,511 issues advancing vs. 1,431 declining with 199 unchanged.

The Industrial Goods sector currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Cemex SAB de CV ( CX), down 0.9%, and Lockheed Martin ( LMT), down 0.7%. Top gainers within the sector include Ametek ( AME), up 2.5%, Raytheon ( RTN), up 1.5%, Parker Hannifin ( PH), up 1.0%, Boeing ( BA), up 0.8% and ABB ( ABB), up 0.9%.

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

3. Embraer S.A ( ERJ) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector lower today. As of noon trading, Embraer S.A is down $0.45 (-1.2%) to $36.81 on light volume. Thus far, 242,244 shares of Embraer S.A exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $36.44-$37.07 after having opened the day at $36.89 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $37.26.

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Embraer S.A. develops, produces, and sells jet and turboprop aircrafts for civil and defense aviation markets in Brazil, North America, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, and internationally. Embraer S.A has a market cap of $6.9 billion and is part of the aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 15.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Embraer S.A a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Embraer S.A as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Embraer S.A Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Rockwell Collins ( COL) is down $0.70 (-0.8%) to $84.11 on average volume. Thus far, 318,436 shares of Rockwell Collins exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 782,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $83.69-$84.61 after having opened the day at $84.61 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $84.81.

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Rockwell Collins, Inc. designs, produces, and supports communications and aviation electronics for commercial and military customers worldwide. It operates in two segments, Government Systems and Commercial Systems. Rockwell Collins has a market cap of $11.5 billion and is part of the aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 14.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Rockwell Collins a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Rockwell Collins as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Rockwell Collins Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Fluor ( FLR) is down $0.47 (-0.7%) to $64.62 on light volume. Thus far, 559,611 shares of Fluor exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $64.49-$65.54 after having opened the day at $65.02 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $65.09.

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Fluor Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides engineering, procurement, construction, fabrication and modularization, commissioning and maintenance, and project management services worldwide. Fluor has a market cap of $10.3 billion and is part of the materials & construction industry. Shares are down 18.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 17 analysts that rate Fluor a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Fluor as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Fluor 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 goods sector could consider Industrial Select Sector SPDR ( XLI) while those bearish on the industrial goods sector could consider ProShares Short Dow 30 ( DOG).

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