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 3 points (0.0%) at 14,977 as of Monday, May 6, 2013, 12:49 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,675 issues advancing vs. 1,221 declining with 157 unchanged. The Materials & Construction industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include Progressive Waste Solutions ( BIN), up 3.3%, Standard Pacific ( SPF), up 2.4%, Louisiana-Pacific ( LPX), up 1.8%, EMCOR Group ( EME), up 1.6% and Clean Harbors ( CLH), up 1.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Nortek ( NTK), down 2.52, and Empresas ICA S.A.B. de C.V ( ICA), down 1.50. TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 5. Quanta Services ( PWR) is one of the companies pushing the Materials & Construction industry higher today. As of noon trading, Quanta Services is up $0.51 (1.76) to $29.43 on light volume Thus far, 697,908 shares of Quanta Services exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $28.86-$29.43 after having opened the day at $28.91 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.92. Quanta Services, Inc. provides specialty contracting services and infrastructure solutions in North America and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electric Power Infrastructure Services; Natural Gas and Pipeline Infrastructure Services; and Fiber Optic Licensing and Other. Quanta Services has a market cap of $6.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 6.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Quanta Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Quanta Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Quanta Services 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.