All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 162 points (0.9%) at 17,302 as of Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,592 issues advancing vs. 422 declining with 83 unchanged.

The Utilities sector currently sits up 1.6% versus the S&P 500, which is up 1.2%.

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

3. WEC Energy Group ( WEC) is one of the companies pushing the Utilities sector lower today. As of noon trading, WEC Energy Group is down $0.35 (-0.5%) to $64.13 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.7 million shares of WEC Energy Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $63.44-$64.52 after having opened the day at $64.52 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $64.48.

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WEC Energy Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, generates and distributes electric energy. The company operates through Wisconsin, Illinois, Other States, electric transmission, and We Power, Corporate and Other segments. WEC Energy Group has a market cap of $20.0 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 25.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate WEC Energy Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates WEC Energy Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. 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 WEC Energy Group Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Public Service Enterprise Group ( PEG) is down $0.38 (-0.8%) to $44.04 on average volume. Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Public Service Enterprise Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $43.88-$44.62 after having opened the day at $44.54 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.42.

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Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company primarily in the Northeastern and Mid- Atlantic United States. Public Service Enterprise Group has a market cap of $22.3 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 14.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Public Service Enterprise Group a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Public Service Enterprise Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Public Service Enterprise Group Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Consolidated Edison ( ED) is down $0.70 (-0.9%) to $79.03 on average volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of Consolidated Edison exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $78.31-$79.58 after having opened the day at $79.55 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $79.73.

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Consolidated Edison, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in regulated electric, gas, and steam delivery businesses in the United States. Consolidated Edison has a market cap of $23.1 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 24.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are no analysts that rate Consolidated Edison a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Consolidated Edison as a buy. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Consolidated Edison 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 utilities sector could consider Utilities Select Sector SPDR ( XLU) while those bearish on the utilities sector could consider ProShares UltraShort Utilities ( SDP).