All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 204 points (1.2%) at 16,596 as of Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,484 issues advancing vs. 491 declining with 106 unchanged.

The Materials & Construction industry currently sits up 1.6% versus the S&P 500, which is up 1.3%. Top gainers within the industry include Chicago Bridge & Iron ( CBI), up 4.9%, Cemex SAB de CV ( CX), up 3.9%, Fluor ( FLR), up 3.8%, Martin Marietta Materials ( MLM), up 2.7% and Toll Brothers ( TOL), up 2.6%.

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

3. Darling Ingredients ( DAR) is one of the companies pushing the Materials & Construction industry lower today. As of noon trading, Darling Ingredients is down $0.24 (-2.9%) to $8.32 on light volume. Thus far, 466,095 shares of Darling Ingredients exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $8.26-$8.76 after having opened the day at $8.65 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $8.57.

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Darling Ingredients Inc. develops, produces, and sells natural ingredients from edible and inedible bio-nutrients worldwide. It operates in three segments: Feed Ingredients, Food Ingredients, and Fuel Ingredients. Darling Ingredients has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 18.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Darling Ingredients a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Darling Ingredients as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and unimpressive growth in net income. Get the full Darling Ingredients Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Armstrong World Industries ( AWI) is down $3.49 (-8.6%) to $37.07 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of Armstrong World Industries exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 643,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $36.81-$41.00 after having opened the day at $40.36 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $40.56.

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Armstrong World Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells flooring products and ceiling systems for use primarily in the construction and renovation of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings worldwide. Armstrong World Industries has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 11.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Armstrong World Industries a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Armstrong World Industries as a hold. 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 increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Armstrong World Industries Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, NVR ( NVR) is down $19.62 (-1.2%) to $1,572.00 on light volume. Thus far, 8,442 shares of NVR exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 26,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $1,562.27-$1,612.37 after having opened the day at $1,608.90 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $1,591.62.

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NVR, Inc. operates as a homebuilder in the United States. The company operates through Homebuilding and Mortgage Banking segments. NVR has a market cap of $6.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 3.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are no analysts that rate NVR a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates NVR as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full NVR 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).