All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 18 points (0.1%) at 15,482 as of Monday, July 15, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,893 issues advancing vs. 1,042 declining with 108 unchanged. The Metals & Mining industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 5. Companhia Siderurgica Nacional ( SID) is one of the companies pushing the Metals & Mining industry higher today. As of noon trading, Companhia Siderurgica Nacional is up $0.18 (7.1%) to $2.71 on average volume. Thus far, 2.3 million shares of Companhia Siderurgica Nacional exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $2.60-$2.72 after having opened the day at $2.61 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $2.53. Companhia Siderurgica Nacional operates as an integrated steel producer primarily in Brazil. The company principally produces carbon steel and various steel products for automotive, home appliance, packaging, construction, and steel processing industries. Companhia Siderurgica Nacional has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 55.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are no analysts that rate Companhia Siderurgica Nacional a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Companhia Siderurgica Nacional as a hold. The company's strongest point has been its a solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have looked at. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Companhia Siderurgica Nacional 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.