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 22 points (-0.1%) at 16,065 as of Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, 11:45 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,030 issues advancing vs. 1,883 declining with 116 unchanged. The Drugs industry currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. TheStreet would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 4. AstraZeneca ( AZN) is one of the companies pushing the Drugs industry higher today. As of noon trading, AstraZeneca is up $0.29 (0.5%) to $57.48 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.4 million shares of AstraZeneca exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $57.29-$57.48 after having opened the day at $57.36 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $57.19. AstraZeneca PLC engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of prescription medicines for cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, neuroscience, infection, oncology, and respiratory and inflammation diseases worldwide. AstraZeneca has a market cap of $69.6 billion and is part of the health care sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 17.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are no analysts that rate AstraZeneca a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates AstraZeneca as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full AstraZeneca 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.