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 155 points (-1.0%) at 15,255 as of Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 466 issues advancing vs. 2,548 declining with 68 unchanged. The Industrial Goods sector currently sits down 0.86 versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.89. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include MRC Global ( MRC), down 13.24, Plum Creek Timber ( PCL), down 3.61, DR Horton ( DHI), down 2.88, Masco Corporation ( MAS), down 2.85 and Mohawk Industries ( MHK), down 2.65. TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 4. Stanley Black & Decker ( SWK) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, Stanley Black & Decker is up $0.51 (0.64) to $80.38 on light volume Thus far, 474,251 shares of Stanley Black & Decker exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $78.92-$80.42 after having opened the day at $79.41 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $79.87. Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. provides power and hand tools, mechanical access solutions, and electronic security and monitoring systems for various industrial applications primarily in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia. Stanley Black & Decker has a market cap of $12.7 billion and is part of the industrial industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 8.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Stanley Black & Decker a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Stanley Black & Decker as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Stanley Black & Decker Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.