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 90 points (0.6%) at 15,153 as of Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,842 issues advancing vs. 1,092 declining with 95 unchanged. The Basic Materials sector currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.5%. Top gainers within the sector include Continental Resources ( CLR), up 3.8%, Cameco ( CCJ), up 3.7%, Vale ( VALE), up 2.9%, Agrium ( AGU), up 2.4% and Ultrapar Holdings ( UGP), up 2.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Goldcorp ( GG), down 5.5%, Eldorado Gold ( EGO), down 4.5%, Randgold Resources ( GOLD), down 3.9%, Silver Wheaton Corporation ( SLW), down 3.6% and Barrick Gold Corporation ( ABX), down 3.5%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 5. Mosaic ( MOS) is one of the companies pushing the Basic Materials sector higher today. As of noon trading, Mosaic is up $1.02 (2.3%) to $45.33 on heavy volume. Thus far, 7.5 million shares of Mosaic exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $44.17-$46.27 after having opened the day at $44.65 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.31. October 5 FQ1-2011 Results: - FQ1-11 Guidance: Potash 1.6-1.9Mt @ $310-$340 tonne. Phosphate 3.3-3.6Mt @ $430-460/tonne. - Sustaining capex of $450-500M/yr FY2011 capex $1.4-1.6bn to grow potash (excludes $350m Bayovar payment). Mosaic has a market cap of $12.5 billion and is part of the chemicals industry. Shares are down 25.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Mosaic a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Mosaic as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Mosaic 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.