Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 13 points (-0.1%) at 18,461 as of Wednesday, July 27, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,210 issues advancing vs. 1,692 declining with 152 unchanged.

The Industrial industry currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Tenaris ( TS), down 1.9%, and ABB ( ABB), down 0.7%.

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

3. CNH Industrial ( CNHI) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial industry higher today. As of noon trading, CNH Industrial is up $0.14 (2.1%) to $7.14 on light volume. Thus far, 721,445 shares of CNH Industrial exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $7.13-$7.22 after having opened the day at $7.15 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $6.99.

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CNH Industrial N.V. designs, produces, markets, sells, and finances agricultural and construction equipment, trucks, commercial vehicles, buses, and specialty vehicles, engines, transmissions, and axles worldwide. CNH Industrial has a market cap of $8.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 2.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are no analysts who rate CNH Industrial a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CNH Industrial as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full CNH Industrial Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Cummins ( CMI) is up $0.84 (0.7%) to $122.89 on average volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of Cummins exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $121.70-$123.87 after having opened the day at $122.04 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $122.05.

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Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes, and services diesel and natural gas engines, and engine-related component products. It operates through four segments: Engine, Distribution, Components, and Power Generation. Cummins has a market cap of $20.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 38.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Cummins a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cummins as a buy. 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, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Cummins Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Caterpillar ( CAT) is up $0.53 (0.6%) to $83.28 on average volume. Thus far, 3.5 million shares of Caterpillar exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $82.72-$83.71 after having opened the day at $82.72 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $82.75.

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Caterpillar Inc. manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives worldwide. Caterpillar has a market cap of $45.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 21.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates Caterpillar a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Caterpillar as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its expanding profit margins over time. At the same time, however, 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 Caterpillar 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).