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 down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 52 points (-0.4%) at 14,567 as of Thursday, April 18, 2013, 12:45 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,288 issues advancing vs. 1,600 declining with 135 unchanged. The Specialty Retail industry currently sits down 0.24 versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.48. A company within the industry that fell today was CarMax ( KMX), up 1.95. TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. Luxottica Group ( LUX) is one of the companies pushing the Specialty Retail industry higher today. As of noon trading, Luxottica Group is up $1.24 (2.50) to $50.80 on light volume Thus far, 31,031 shares of Luxottica Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 133,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $50.24-$51.16 after having opened the day at $50.57 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $49.56. Luxottica Group S.p.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides fashion, luxury, and sports eyewear worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Manufacturing and Wholesale Distribution, and Retail Distribution. Luxottica Group has a market cap of $23.6 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 51.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 19.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. TheStreet Ratings rates Luxottica Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Luxottica Group 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.