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 Leisure industry currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts ( KKD) is one of the companies pushing the Leisure industry higher today. As of noon trading, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is up $1.71 (8.0%) to $23.11 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.4 million shares of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $21.72-$23.31 after having opened the day at $21.95 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $21.40. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a branded retailer and wholesaler of doughnuts, beverages, and treats and packaged sweets worldwide. It owns and franchises Krispy Kreme stores. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 128.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Krispy Kreme Doughnuts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Krispy Kreme Doughnuts as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income 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 Krispy Kreme Doughnuts 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.