Two out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 13 points (-0.1%) at 17,816 as of Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,613 issues advancing vs. 1,286 declining with 175 unchanged.

The Industrial industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Tenaris ( TS), down 1.4%, and Emerson Electric ( EMR), down 0.8%. A company within the industry that increased today was Cummins ( CMI), up 0.6%.

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

3. Actuant ( ATU) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial industry lower today. As of noon trading, Actuant is down $2.10 (-7.8%) to $24.95 on heavy volume. Thus far, 801,852 shares of Actuant exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 499,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $24.95-$26.65 after having opened the day at $25.47 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $27.05.

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Actuant Corporation designs, manufactures, and distributes a range of industrial products and systems worldwide. It operates in three segments: Industrial, Energy, and Engineered Solutions. Actuant has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 12.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Actuant a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Actuant as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Actuant Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Snap-on ( SNA) is down $1.33 (-0.9%) to $153.19 on light volume. Thus far, 113,881 shares of Snap-on exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 468,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $153.13-$154.97 after having opened the day at $154.49 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $154.52.

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Snap-on Incorporated manufactures and markets tools, equipment, diagnostics, and repair information and systems solutions for professional users worldwide. Snap-on has a market cap of $9.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 9.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Snap-on a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Snap-on as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Snap-on Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Pentair ( PNR) is down $0.54 (-0.9%) to $60.95 on average volume. Thus far, 628,868 shares of Pentair exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $60.88-$61.75 after having opened the day at $61.66 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $61.49.

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Pentair plc operates as a diversified industrial manufacturing company in the United States, Europe, and internationally. The company operates through Valves & Controls, Technical Solutions, Flow & Filtration Solutions, and Water Quality Systems segments. Pentair has a market cap of $11.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 24.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Pentair a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Pentair as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Pentair 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 industrial industry could consider SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ( DIA) while those bearish on the industrial industry could consider ProShares UltraShort Industrials ( SIJ).