Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 11 points (0.1%) at 15,533 as of Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,505 issues advancing vs. 1,392 declining with 116 unchanged. The Industrial industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include Chart Industries ( GTLS), up 14.9%, Carpenter Technology Corporation ( CRS), up 13.7%, Rockwell Automation ( ROK), up 5.5%, Mohawk Industries ( MHK), up 2.5% and Tenaris ( TS), up 2.4%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include 3D Systems Corporation ( DDD), down 5.9%, and Royal Philips ( PHG), down 1.1%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 5. Illinois Tool Works ( ITW) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial industry higher today. As of noon trading, Illinois Tool Works is up $0.48 (0.7%) to $72.11 on light volume. Thus far, 422,114 shares of Illinois Tool Works exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $71.81-$72.35 after having opened the day at $72.02 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $71.63. Illinois Tool Works Inc. manufactures and sells a range of industrial products and equipment worldwide. Illinois Tool Works has a market cap of $32.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 17.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Illinois Tool Works a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Illinois Tool Works 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, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Illinois Tool Works 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.