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 65 points (-0.4%) at 15,111 as of Friday, June 14, 2013, 12:45 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,604 issues advancing vs. 474 declining with 57 unchanged. The Specialty Retail industry currently sits down 0.17 versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.25. TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. AutoNation ( AN) is one of the companies pushing the Specialty Retail industry higher today. As of noon trading, AutoNation is up $0.70 (1.61) to $44.58 on average volume Thus far, 453,034 shares of AutoNation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 618,000 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $43.59-$44.75 after having opened the day at $43.87 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.87. AutoNation, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Domestic, Import, and Premium Luxury. AutoNation has a market cap of $5.2 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 10.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates AutoNation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates AutoNation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full AutoNation 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.