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 20 points (-0.1%) at 15,298 as of Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,604 issues advancing vs. 474 declining with 57 unchanged. The Chemicals industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.17. A company within the industry that increased today was LyondellBasell Industries ( LYB), up 0.54. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Valhi ( VHI), down 1.78, and Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile ( SQM), down 0.68. TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 5. Methanex Corporation ( MEOH) is one of the companies pushing the Chemicals industry higher today. As of noon trading, Methanex Corporation is up $0.42 (0.96) to $44.27 on light volume Thus far, 84,632 shares of Methanex Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 469,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $43.74-$44.33 after having opened the day at $44.05 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.85. Methanex Corporation produces, supplies, and sells methanol to petrochemical producers and distributors. The company also purchases and re-sells methanol produced by others. Methanex Corporation has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 38.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Methanex Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Methanex Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Methanex Corporation 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.