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 up 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 Technology sector currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. Top gainers within the sector include Garmin ( GRMN), up 4.0%, Applied Materials ( AMAT), up 2.0%, Sap ( SAP), up 1.7%, Yahoo ( YHOO), up 1.4% and Accenture ( ACN), up 1.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Tim Holding Company ( TSU), down 7.0%, Telecom Italia SpA ( TI), down 4.7%, Telecom Italia SpA ( TI.A), down 3.6%, Telefonica Brasil S.A ( VIV), down 3.1% and Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Persero) Tbk ( TLK), down 2.9%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 5. ASML ( ASML) is one of the companies pushing the Technology sector higher today. As of noon trading, ASML is up $0.74 (0.8%) to $98.18 on light volume. Thus far, 322,961 shares of ASML exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 908,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $97.17-$98.37 after having opened the day at $97.55 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $97.44. ASML Holding NV engages in designing, manufacturing, marketing, and servicing semiconductor processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits or chips worldwide. ASML has a market cap of $42.5 billion and is part of the electronics industry. Shares are up 48.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate ASML a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates ASML 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, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full ASML 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.