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 123 points (0.8%) at 15,622 as of Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013, 12:44 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,947 issues advancing vs. 1,011 declining with 90 unchanged. The Services sector currently sits up 1.5% versus the S&P 500, which is up 1.0%. Top gainers within the sector include Ctrip.com International ( CTRP), up 18.3%, Zillow ( Z), up 15.2%, LKQ Corporation ( LKQ), up 10.8%, MasterCard Incorporated ( MA), up 4.8% and J.B. Hunt Transport Services ( JBHT), up 4.1%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 5. Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector higher today. As of noon trading, Starbucks Corporation is up $2.24 (3.1%) to $73.53 on heavy volume. Thus far, 4.0 million shares of Starbucks Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $72.08-$73.73 after having opened the day at $72.27 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $71.29. Starbucks Corporation operates as a roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee worldwide. As of September 30, 2012, the company operated 9,405 company-operated stores and 8,661 licensed stores. Starbucks Corporation has a market cap of $53.9 billion and is part of the leisure industry. Shares are up 34.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 15 analysts that rate Starbucks Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Starbucks Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Starbucks 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.