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. One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 23 points (-0.2%) at 15,311 as of Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,760 issues advancing vs. 1,167 declining with 109 unchanged. The Materials & Construction industry currently sits up 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include Lennar Corporation ( LEN), up 2.0%, DR Horton ( DHI), up 1.8%, PulteGroup ( PHM), up 1.5%, James Hardie Industries ( JHX), up 1.2% and Cemex S.A.B. de C.V ( CX), up 1.0%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 5. Tutor Perini ( TPC) is one of the companies pushing the Materials & Construction industry higher today. As of noon trading, Tutor Perini is up $0.83 (4.1%) to $21.08 on average volume. Thus far, 106,011 shares of Tutor Perini exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 214,000 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $20.16-$21.24 after having opened the day at $20.29 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $20.25. Tutor Perini Corporation provides diversified general contracting, construction management, and design-build services to private customers and public agencies worldwide. It operates in four segments: Civil, Building, Specialty Contractors, and Management Services. Tutor Perini has a market cap of $943.1 million and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 43.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Tutor Perini a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Tutor Perini as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Tutor Perini 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.