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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 61 points (-0.3%) at 17,367 as of Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, 12:05 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,250 issues advancing vs. 1,743 declining with 165 unchanged.

The Industrial industry currently sits down 1.0% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.4%. A company within the industry that increased today was Nidec ( NJ), up 2.8%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Spectrum Brands Holdings ( SPB), down 3.7%, Precision Castparts ( PCP), down 1.0%, Honeywell International ( HON), down 0.5% and Royal Philips ( PHG), down 0.5%.

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

3. ABB ( ABB) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial industry higher today. As of noon trading, ABB is up $0.47 (2.4%) to $19.97 on heavy volume. Thus far, 3.7 million shares of ABB exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $19.70-$20.15 after having opened the day at $20.09 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $19.50.

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ABB Ltd provides power and automation technologies for utility and industrial customers worldwide. ABB has a market cap of $44.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 7.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are no analysts who rate ABB a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates ABB as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full ABB Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Tenaris ( TS) is up $0.27 (1.0%) to $27.16 on average volume. Thus far, 919,958 shares of Tenaris exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $27.01-$27.89 after having opened the day at $27.78 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $26.89.

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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 $15.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 11.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Tenaris a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 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 expanding profit margins. 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, Deere ( DE) is up $0.78 (0.9%) to $87.26 on average volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Deere exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $86.93-$88.09 after having opened the day at $87.02 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $86.48.

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Deere & Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes agriculture and turf, and construction and forestry equipment worldwide. Deere has a market cap of $29.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 2.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 4 analysts who rate Deere a buy, 6 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Deere as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Deere 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 industry could consider SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ( DIA) while those bearish on the industrial industry could consider ProShares UltraShort Industrials ( SIJ).

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