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Two out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 60 points (0.3%) at 17,726 as of Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, 12:05 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,332 issues advancing vs. 1,642 declining with 151 unchanged.

The Materials & Construction industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. A company within the industry that fell today was Fastenal ( FAST), up 6.7%.

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

3. Chicago Bridge & Iron Company ( CBI) is one of the companies pushing the Materials & Construction industry lower today. As of noon trading, Chicago Bridge & Iron Company is down $1.98 (-5.2%) to $35.71 on average volume. Thus far, 1.4 million shares of Chicago Bridge & Iron Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $35.71-$37.44 after having opened the day at $37.38 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $37.69.

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Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. provides conceptual design, technology, engineering, procurement, fabrication, modularization, construction, commissioning, maintenance, program management, and environmental services to customers in the energy infrastructure worldwide. Chicago Bridge & Iron Company has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 10.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Chicago Bridge & Iron Company a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Chicago Bridge & Iron Company as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, generally higher debt management risk and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Chicago Bridge & Iron Company Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Cemex SAB de CV ( CX) is down $0.09 (-1.0%) to $9.32 on light volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Cemex SAB de CV exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 13.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $9.25-$9.38 after having opened the day at $9.37 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $9.41.

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CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. produces, markets, distributes, and sells cement, ready-mix concrete, clinker, aggregates, and other construction materials for home construction and concrete pavement applications. Cemex SAB de CV has a market cap of $10.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 7.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Cemex SAB de CV a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cemex SAB de CV as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, notable return on equity and compelling growth in net income. 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 Cemex SAB de CV Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Fluor ( FLR) is down $1.92 (-3.4%) to $54.80 on average volume. Thus far, 968,055 shares of Fluor exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $54.67-$55.95 after having opened the day at $55.89 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.72.

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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 $8.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 6.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Fluor a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 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 materials & construction industry could consider SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF ( XHB) while those bearish on the materials & construction industry could consider ProShares Short Basic Materials Fd ( SBM).

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