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 lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 5 points (0.0%) at 17,810 as of Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, 12:20 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,661 issues advancing vs. 1,320 declining with 162 unchanged. The Utilities sector currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. Top gainers within the sector include Huaneng Power International ( HNP), up 2.6%, TransCanada ( TRP), up 0.9%, Exelon ( EXC), up 1.2% and Consolidated Edison ( ED), up 0.9%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 3. Western Gas Equity Partners ( WGP) is one of the companies pushing the Utilities sector lower today. As of noon trading, Western Gas Equity Partners is down $0.57 (-0.9%) to $63.86 on light volume. Thus far, 34,720 shares of Western Gas Equity Partners exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 123,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $63.49-$64.76 after having opened the day at $64.19 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $64.43. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. Western Gas Equity Partners, LP is engaged in gathering, processing, compressing, treating, and transporting natural gas, condensate, natural gas liquids, and crude oil in the United States. Western Gas Equity Partners has a market cap of $14.1 billion and is part of the energy industry. Shares are up 63.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Western Gas Equity Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Western Gas Equity Partners as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its premium valuation and generally high debt management risk. Get the full Western Gas Equity Partners 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.