All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 70 points (0.4%) at 17,673 as of Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,112 issues advancing vs. 808 declining with 153 unchanged.

The Chemicals industry currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.6%. Top gainers within the industry include Celanese ( CE), up 1.4%, Potash Corp of Saskatchewan ( POT), up 1.1% and LyondellBasell Industries ( LYB), up 0.9%.

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

3. FMC ( FMC) is one of the companies pushing the Chemicals industry lower today. As of noon trading, FMC is down $0.49 (-1.3%) to $37.67 on average volume. Thus far, 595,940 shares of FMC exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $36.92-$38.30 after having opened the day at $38.04 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $38.16.

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FMC Corporation, a diversified chemical company, provides solutions, applications, and products for the agricultural, consumer, and industrial markets worldwide. The company operates through three segments: FMC Agricultural Solutions, FMC Health and Nutrition, and FMC Lithium. FMC has a market cap of $5.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 2.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate FMC a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates FMC as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in 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 FMC Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Huntsman ( HUN) is down $0.36 (-2.8%) to $12.69 on average volume. Thus far, 2.4 million shares of Huntsman exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $12.44-$13.13 after having opened the day at $13.03 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $13.05.

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Huntsman Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells differentiated organic and inorganic chemical products worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Polyurethanes, Performance Products, Advanced Materials, Textile Effects, and Pigments and Additives. Huntsman has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 14.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Huntsman a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Huntsman as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. 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 disappointing return on equity. Get the full Huntsman Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, CF Industries Holdings ( CF) is down $0.83 (-2.8%) to $29.28 on average volume. Thus far, 3.2 million shares of CF Industries Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $28.70-$30.14 after having opened the day at $29.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $30.11.

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CF Industries Holdings, Inc. manufactures and distributes nitrogen fertilizers and other nitrogen products worldwide. The company operates through Ammonia, Granular Urea, UAN, AN, Other, and Phosphate segments. CF Industries Holdings has a market cap of $7.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 26.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate CF Industries Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CF Industries Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full CF Industries Holdings 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 chemicals industry could consider Materials Select Sector SPDR ( XLB) while those bearish on the chemicals industry could consider ProShares Short Basic Materials Fd ( SBM).