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 142 points (1.0%) at 14,816 as of Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 12:45 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,253 issues advancing vs. 654 declining with 139 unchanged. The Wholesale industry currently sits up 1.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 1.2%. Top gainers within the industry include Avnet ( AVT), up 2.5%, Arrow Electronics ( ARW), up 2.4% and Sysco Corporation ( SYY), up 1.1%. TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 4. MSC Industrial Direct ( MSM) is one of the companies pushing the Wholesale industry lower today. As of noon trading, MSC Industrial Direct is down $3.18 (-3.8%) to $80.00 on heavy volume Thus far, 1.2 million shares of MSC Industrial Direct exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 349,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $77.39-$80.85 after having opened the day at $80.41 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $83.18. MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a direct marketer and distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products to industrial customers in the United States. MSC Industrial Direct has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.0, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 10.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. TheStreet Ratings rates MSC Industrial Direct as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full MSC Industrial Direct 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.