Two out of the three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 22 points (0.1%) at 17,430 as of Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,691 issues advancing vs. 1,250 declining with 211 unchanged.

The Metals & Mining industry currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include

Nucor

(

NUE

), up 1.8%,

Consol Energy

(

CNX

), up 1.8% and

Steel Dynamics

(

STLD

), up 1.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Goldcorp

(

GG

), down 1.3%,

Barrick Gold

(

ABX

), down 0.9%,

Newmont Mining

(

NEM

), down 0.9%,

Turquoise Hill Resources

(

TRQ

), down 0.8% and

ArcelorMittal

(

MT

), down 0.7%.

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

3.

Worthington Industries

(

WOR

) is one of the companies pushing the Metals & Mining industry higher today. As of noon trading, Worthington Industries is up $0.82 (3.0%) to $27.80 on light volume. Thus far, 107,448 shares of Worthington Industries exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 359,000 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $26.88-$27.98 after having opened the day at $26.88 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $26.98.

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Worthington Industries, Inc., a metals manufacturing company, focuses on value-added steel processing and manufactured metal products in the United States, Europe, Mexico, Canada, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Steel Processing, Pressure Cylinders, and Engineered Cabs. Worthington Industries has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 10.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are no analysts who rate Worthington Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Worthington Industries

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Worthington Industries Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Eldorado Gold

(

EGO

) is up $0.18 (4.7%) to $3.99 on heavy volume. Thus far, 4.2 million shares of Eldorado Gold exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $3.90-$4.11 after having opened the day at $3.98 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $3.81.

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Eldorado Gold Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, discovery, development, production, and reclamation of gold properties, primarily in Brazil, China, Greece, Turkey, and Romania. It also explores for iron, silver, lead, zinc, and copper ores. Eldorado Gold has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 37.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Eldorado Gold a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Eldorado Gold

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Eldorado Gold Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Reliance Steel and Aluminum

(

RS

) is up $1.94 (3.3%) to $61.13 on average volume. Thus far, 300,483 shares of Reliance Steel and Aluminum exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 603,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $59.33-$61.19 after having opened the day at $59.33 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $59.19.

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Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. operates as a metals service center company. Reliance Steel and Aluminum has a market cap of $4.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 3.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Reliance Steel and Aluminum a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Reliance Steel and Aluminum

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Reliance Steel and Aluminum 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 metals & mining industry could consider

SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF

(

XME

) while those bearish on the metals & mining industry could consider

PowerShares DB Base Metals Sht ETN

(

BOS

).