Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 97 points (0.7%) at 14,670 as of Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 12:49 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,756 issues advancing vs. 1,114 declining with 151 unchanged. The Services sector currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.6%. Top gainers within the sector include Hertz Global Holdings ( HTZ), up 7.2%, Urban Outfitters ( URBN), up 4.8%, Luxottica Group ( LUX), up 2.6%, Liberty Global ( LBTYK), up 2.5% and Grupo Televisa S.A ( TV), up 2.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include United Continental Holdings ( UAL), down 4.0%, and Southwest Airlines ( LUV), down 3.7%. TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 5. Lowe's Companies ( LOW) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector higher today. As of noon trading, Lowe's Companies is up $0.35 (0.9%) to $37.87 on light volume Thus far, 2.2 million shares of Lowe's Companies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $37.59-$37.99 after having opened the day at $37.59 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $37.52. Lowe's Companies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a home improvement retailer. It offers a range of products for maintenance, repair, remodeling, and home decorating. Lowe's Companies has a market cap of $42.6 billion and is part of the retail industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 5.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Lowe's Companies a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Lowe's Companies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Lowe's Companies Ratings Report now. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE.