3 Stocks Pushing The Industrial Goods Sector Higher

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 15 points (-0.1%) at 17,673 as of Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, 12:10 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 967 issues advancing vs. 1,986 declining with 177 unchanged.

The Industrial Goods sector currently sits down 1.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Constellium ( CSTM), down 16.0%, Xylem ( XYL), down 2.4%, Tenaris ( TS), down 2.2%, Pentair ( PNR), down 1.7% and Parker Hannifin ( PH), down 1.2%.

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

3. CNH Industrial ( CNHI) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, CNH Industrial is up $0.11 (1.4%) to $8.16 on light volume. Thus far, 373,061 shares of CNH Industrial exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $8.10-$8.20 after having opened the day at $8.19 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $8.05.

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CNH Industrial N.V. designs, produces, and sells agricultural and construction equipment, trucks and commercial vehicles, and engines and transmissions for industrial and marine applications worldwide. CNH Industrial has a market cap of $10.8 billion and is part of the industrial industry. Shares are down 29.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are no analysts who rate CNH Industrial a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CNH Industrial as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, generally high debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full CNH Industrial Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Royal Philips ( PHG) is up $0.15 (0.5%) to $28.91 on light volume. Thus far, 206,812 shares of Royal Philips exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 712,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $28.80-$29.03 after having opened the day at $29.03 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.76.

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Koninklijke Philips N.V. is engaged in healthcare, consumer lifestyle, and lighting businesses worldwide. Royal Philips has a market cap of $26.0 billion and is part of the consumer durables industry. Shares are down 22.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates Royal Philips a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Royal Philips as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Royal Philips Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Boeing ( BA) is up $1.74 (1.3%) to $132.40 on average volume. Thus far, 2.6 million shares of Boeing exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $130.25-$132.74 after having opened the day at $130.56 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $130.66.

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The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, sells, services, and supports commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, human space flight, and launch systems and services worldwide. Boeing has a market cap of $91.6 billion and is part of the aerospace/defense industry. Shares are down 4.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 13 analysts who rate Boeing a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Boeing as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Boeing 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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