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 79 points (0.5%) at 15,467 as of Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,746 issues advancing vs. 1,183 declining with 133 unchanged. The Industrial industry currently sits up 0.8% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.5%. TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 4. Kubota Corporation ( KUB) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial industry higher today. As of noon trading, Kubota Corporation is up $3.97 (4.73) to $87.97 on heavy volume Thus far, 242,889 shares of Kubota Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 117,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $85.75-$88.38 after having opened the day at $87.59 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $84.00. Kubota Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells machinery, and other industrial and consumer products. Kubota Corporation has a market cap of $21.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 43.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 45.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Kubota Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Kubota Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Kubota Corporation 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.