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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 190 points (1.1%) at 17,562 as of Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, 12:05 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,162 issues advancing vs. 837 declining with 139 unchanged.

The Metals & Mining industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.9%. Top gainers within the industry include Companhia Siderurgica Nacional ( SID), up 7.5%, Vale ( VALE), up 2.4%, POSCO ( PKX), up 1.1% and Goldcorp ( GG), up 0.3%.

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

3. Franco-Nevada ( FNV) is one of the companies pushing the Metals & Mining industry lower today. As of noon trading, Franco-Nevada is down $0.87 (-1.7%) to $51.56 on light volume. Thus far, 353,891 shares of Franco-Nevada exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $51.16-$52.55 after having opened the day at $51.42 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $52.43.

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Franco-Nevada Corporation operates as a gold-focused royalty and stream company in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, and Africa. The company also has interests in platinum group metal, oil and gas, and other resource properties. Franco-Nevada has a market cap of $8.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 6.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are no analysts that rate Franco-Nevada a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Franco-Nevada as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and premium valuation. Get the full Franco-Nevada Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Tenaris ( TS) is down $0.48 (-1.7%) to $27.79 on average volume. Thus far, 946,283 shares of Tenaris exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $27.61-$28.32 after having opened the day at $28.23 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.27.

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Tenaris S.A., through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the steel pipe manufacturing and distribution activities. Tenaris has a market cap of $16.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 6.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Tenaris a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Tenaris as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Tenaris Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Consol Energy ( CNX) is down $0.48 (-1.5%) to $30.72 on average volume. Thus far, 2.0 million shares of Consol Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $30.57-$31.70 after having opened the day at $31.51 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.20.

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CONSOL Energy Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated energy company in the United States. The company operates in two divisions, Gas and Coal. The Gas division produces and sells pipeline quality natural gas primarily to gas wholesalers. Consol Energy has a market cap of $7.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 7.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Consol Energy a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Consol Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. Get the full Consol Energy 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 metals & mining industry could consider SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF ( XME) while those bearish on the metals & mining industry could consider PowerShares DB Base Metals Sht ETN ( BOS).

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