All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 65 points (0.4%) at 17,698 as of Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,906 issues advancing vs. 1,052 declining with 157 unchanged.

The Energy industry currently sits up 1.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. Top gainers within the industry include Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras ( PBR.A), up 4.3%, China Petroleum & Chemical ( SNP), up 3.2%, Ecopetrol ( EC), up 3.1%, TransCanada ( TRP), up 3.1% and Enbridge ( ENB), up 2.7%.

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

3. Tesoro ( TSO) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry lower today. As of noon trading, Tesoro is down $3.03 (-3.4%) to $86.69 on light volume. Thus far, 882,998 shares of Tesoro exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $86.61-$91.06 after having opened the day at $90.76 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $89.72.

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Tesoro Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as an independent petroleum refining, logistics, and marketing company in the United States. Tesoro has a market cap of $10.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 14.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Tesoro a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Tesoro as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. 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 Tesoro Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, EOG Resources ( EOG) is down $1.35 (-1.8%) to $74.10 on light volume. Thus far, 2.1 million shares of EOG Resources exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $73.59-$76.50 after having opened the day at $76.44 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $75.45.

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EOG Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, explores for, develops, produces, and markets crude oil and natural gas. EOG Resources has a market cap of $41.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 6.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate EOG Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates EOG Resources as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full EOG Resources Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Valero Energy ( VLO) is down $1.21 (-1.9%) to $64.07 on light volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Valero Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $64.05-$65.70 after having opened the day at $64.74 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $65.28.

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Valero Energy Corporation operates as an independent petroleum refining and marketing company in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. It operates through two segments, Refining and Ethanol. Valero Energy has a market cap of $30.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 7.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Valero Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Valero Energy 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, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Valero Energy 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 energy industry could consider Energy Select Sector SPDR ( XLE) while those bearish on the energy industry could consider Proshares Short Oil & Gas ( DDG).