Two out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 27 points (-0.1%) at 18,429 as of Friday, July 29, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,872 issues advancing vs. 1,043 declining with 148 unchanged.

The Industrial Goods sector currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Embraer ( ERJ), down 13.0%, Lennar ( LEN.B), down 3.3%, Flowserve ( FLS), down 2.5%, PulteGroup ( PHM), down 1.9% and Rockwell Automation ( ROK), down 1.6%. Top gainers within the sector include Energizer Holdings ( ENR), up 4.2%, Weyerhaeuser ( WY), up 1.1%, Tenaris ( TS), up 1.1%, Roper Technologies ( ROP), up 1.1% and ABB ( ABB), up 0.9%.

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

3. D.R. Horton ( DHI) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector lower today. As of noon trading, D.R. Horton is down $0.71 (-2.1%) to $33.03 on average volume. Thus far, 2.4 million shares of D.R. Horton exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $32.70-$33.79 after having opened the day at $33.77 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $33.74.

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D.R. Horton, Inc. operates as a homebuilding company. It engages in the acquisition and development of land; and construction and sale of homes in 27 states and 79 markets in the United States under the names of D.R. D.R. Horton has a market cap of $12.6 billion and is part of the materials & construction industry. Shares are up 5.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate D.R. Horton a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates D.R. Horton 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, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and attractive valuation levels. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full D.R. Horton Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Stericycle ( SRCL) is down $17.54 (-16.6%) to $88.39 on heavy volume. Thus far, 6.8 million shares of Stericycle exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $81.99-$97.10 after having opened the day at $96.71 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $105.93.

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Stericycle, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides regulated and compliance solutions to the healthcare, retail, and commercial businesses in the United States and internationally. Stericycle has a market cap of $9.0 billion and is part of the materials & construction industry. Shares are down 12.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Stericycle a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Stericycle as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Stericycle Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Masco ( MAS) is down $0.39 (-1.1%) to $36.48 on average volume. Thus far, 2.0 million shares of Masco exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $36.45-$36.86 after having opened the day at $36.82 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.87.

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Masco Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes home improvement and building products in North America and internationally. Masco has a market cap of $12.0 billion and is part of the materials & construction industry. Shares are up 30.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Masco a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Masco as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Masco 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 goods sector could consider Industrial Select Sector SPDR ( XLI) while those bearish on the industrial goods sector could consider ProShares Short Dow 30 ( DOG).