All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 41 points (0.2%) at 17,692 as of Thursday, May 5, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,523 issues advancing vs. 1,363 declining with 169 unchanged. The Chemicals industry currently sits down 1.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Agrium ( AGU), down 1.6%, and Monsanto ( MON), down 1.2%. A company within the industry that increased today was LyondellBasell Industries ( LYB), up 0.5%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 3. CF Industries Holdings ( CF) is one of the companies pushing the Chemicals industry lower today. As of noon trading, CF Industries Holdings is down $1.76 (-5.5%) to $30.35 on heavy volume. Thus far, 3.3 million shares of CF Industries Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $30.24-$32.04 after having opened the day at $30.90 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $32.11. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE. 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 $7.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 21.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate CF Industries Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates 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 generally higher debt management risk. Get the full CF Industries Holdings Ratings Report now. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.

2. As of noon trading, Potash Corp of Saskatchewan ( POT) is down $0.37 (-2.2%) to $16.29 on average volume. Thus far, 3.7 million shares of Potash Corp of Saskatchewan exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 8.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $16.28-$16.91 after having opened the day at $16.88 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $16.66. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells fertilizers, and related industrial and feed products worldwide. It operates in three segments: Potash, Nitrogen, and Phosphate. Potash Corp of Saskatchewan has a market cap of $14.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 2.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Potash Corp of Saskatchewan a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Potash Corp of Saskatchewan as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Ratings Report now. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.

1. As of noon trading, Mosaic ( MOS) is down $0.75 (-2.8%) to $26.36 on average volume. Thus far, 2.6 million shares of Mosaic exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $26.34-$27.33 after having opened the day at $27.28 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $27.11. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE. The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. Mosaic has a market cap of $9.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 1.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Mosaic a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Mosaic 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, reasonable valuation levels and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Mosaic Ratings Report now. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE. 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).