One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 35 points (-0.2%) at 18,458 as of Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,840 issues advancing vs. 1,054 declining with 156 unchanged.

The Chemicals industry currently sits up 0.8% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged.

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

3. Eastman Chemical ( EMN) is one of the companies pushing the Chemicals industry lower today. As of noon trading, Eastman Chemical is down $2.14 (-3.0%) to $69.97 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Eastman Chemical exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $69.18-$71.93 after having opened the day at $70.38 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $72.11.

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Eastman Chemical Company, a specialty chemical company, manufactures and sells materials, chemicals, and fibers in the United States and internationally. Eastman Chemical has a market cap of $10.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 6.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Eastman Chemical a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Eastman Chemical as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, attractive valuation levels and notable return on equity. 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 Eastman Chemical Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Albemarle ( ALB) is down $1.01 (-1.2%) to $85.19 on light volume. Thus far, 424,815 shares of Albemarle exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $84.88-$86.21 after having opened the day at $86.21 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $86.20.

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Albemarle Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets engineered specialty chemicals worldwide. Albemarle has a market cap of $9.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 53.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Albemarle a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Albemarle as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. 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 Albemarle Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Sherwin-Williams ( SHW) is down $2.14 (-0.7%) to $293.05 on average volume. Thus far, 306,244 shares of Sherwin-Williams exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 707,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $291.29-$295.99 after having opened the day at $295.54 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $295.19.

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The Sherwin-Williams Company develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells paints, coatings, and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers primarily in North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia. Sherwin-Williams has a market cap of $27.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 13.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Sherwin-Williams a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Sherwin-Williams as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. 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 Sherwin-Williams 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).