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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 Wholesale industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. A company within the industry that increased today was Cardinal Health ( CAH), up 1.6%.

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

3. Genuine Parts ( GPC) is one of the companies pushing the Wholesale industry lower today. As of noon trading, Genuine Parts is down $1.67 (-1.7%) to $96.25 on average volume. Thus far, 605,456 shares of Genuine Parts exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 813,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $96.06-$97.99 after having opened the day at $97.63 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $97.92.

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Genuine Parts Company distributes automotive replacement parts, industrial replacement parts, office products, and electrical/electronic materials in the United States, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Canada. Genuine Parts has a market cap of $14.3 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 8.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Genuine Parts a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Genuine Parts as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, 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 shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Genuine Parts Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Fastenal ( FAST) is down $3.07 (-6.7%) to $42.71 on heavy volume. Thus far, 4.6 million shares of Fastenal exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $42.09-$44.65 after having opened the day at $44.64 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $45.78.

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Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a wholesaler and retailer of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company offers fasteners and other industrial and construction supplies under the Fastenal name. Fastenal has a market cap of $13.3 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 3.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Fastenal a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Fastenal as a buy. 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, notable return on equity, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Fastenal Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, W W Grainger ( GWW) is down $6.48 (-2.6%) to $238.09 on heavy volume. Thus far, 970,091 shares of W W Grainger exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 485,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $236.20-$242.45 after having opened the day at $242.22 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $244.57.

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W.W. Grainger, Inc. operates as a distributor of maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) supplies; and other related products and services that are used by businesses and institutions in the United States and Canada. W W Grainger has a market cap of $16.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 4.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate W W Grainger a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates W W Grainger as a buy. 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, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full W W Grainger 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 wholesale industry could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Goods ( IYK) while those bearish on the wholesale industry could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods ( SZK).

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