All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 18 points (-0.1%) at 16,848 as of Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,599 issues advancing vs. 1,307 declining with 169 unchanged.

The Transportation industry currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Delta Air Lines ( DAL), down 1.9%, United Continental Holdings ( UAL), down 1.5% and Canadian National Railway ( CNI), down 1.2%.

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

3. Canadian Pacific Railway ( CP) is one of the companies pushing the Transportation industry lower today. As of noon trading, Canadian Pacific Railway is down $1.14 (-0.9%) to $121.82 on light volume. Thus far, 366,564 shares of Canadian Pacific Railway exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $120.71-$123.13 after having opened the day at $121.81 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $122.96.

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Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States. The company provides logistics and supply chain expertise services. Canadian Pacific Railway has a market cap of $18.5 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 3.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Canadian Pacific Railway a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Canadian Pacific Railway as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Canadian Pacific Railway Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Southwest Airlines ( LUV) is down $0.85 (-2.0%) to $41.65 on light volume. Thus far, 2.7 million shares of Southwest Airlines exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $41.57-$42.49 after having opened the day at $42.35 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $42.50.

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Southwest Airlines Co. operates passenger airlines that provide scheduled air transportation services in the United States and near-international markets. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 704 Boeing 737 aircraft. Southwest Airlines has a market cap of $26.8 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 1.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Southwest Airlines a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Southwest Airlines as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Southwest Airlines Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, American Airlines Group ( AAL) is down $0.30 (-0.7%) to $41.52 on light volume. Thus far, 2.0 million shares of American Airlines Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $41.37-$41.80 after having opened the day at $41.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $41.83.

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American Airlines Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the airline industry. As of December 31, 2014, the company operated 983 mainline jets, as well as 566 regional aircrafts through regional airline subsidiaries and third-party regional carriers. American Airlines Group has a market cap of $24.7 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 1.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate American Airlines Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates American Airlines Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full American Airlines Group 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 transportation industry could consider iShares Dow Jones Transportation ( IYT) while those bearish on the transportation industry could consider ProShares UltraShort Industrials ( SIJ).