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. Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 23 points (-0.1%) at 15,403 as of Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,506 issues advancing vs. 1,423 declining with 115 unchanged. The Industrial Goods sector currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. Top gainers within the sector include Stratasys ( SSYS), up 5.3%, James Hardie Industries ( JHX), up 3.8%, Chart Industries ( GTLS), up 3.5%, Stanley Black & Decker ( SWK), up 2.7% and Toll Brothers ( TOL), up 2.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Rockwell Collins ( COL), down 1.8%, Fastenal Company ( FAST), down 1.2%, Nidec Corporation ( NJ), down 0.8% and Tenaris ( TS), down 0.7%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 5. 3D Systems Corporation ( DDD) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, 3D Systems Corporation is up $1.72 (3.6%) to $49.16 on average volume. Thus far, 2.8 million shares of 3D Systems Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $47.22-$49.43 after having opened the day at $47.23 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $47.44. 3D Systems Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures and markets 3D printers, print materials, on-demand custom parts services, and 3D authoring solutions for professionals and consumers. 3D Systems Corporation has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the computer hardware industry. Shares are up 33.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate 3D Systems Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates 3D Systems Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in net income, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full 3D Systems 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.