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 87 points (0.5%) at 16,266 as of Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,274 issues advancing vs. 691 declining with 120 unchanged. The Chemicals industry currently sits up 1.0% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.6%. Top gainers within the industry include Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan ( POT), up 1.4%, and Air Products & Chemicals ( APD), up 0.7%. TheStreet would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 4. Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile ( SQM) is one of the companies pushing the Chemicals industry higher today. As of noon trading, Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile is up $0.80 (3.4%) to $24.20 on average volume. Thus far, 383,949 shares of Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 737,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $23.49-$24.29 after having opened the day at $23.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $23.40. Chemical and Mining Company of Chile Inc. engages in the production and distribution of specialty plant nutrients, iodine and its derivatives, lithium and its derivatives, potassium chloride and potassium sulfate, industrial chemicals, and other commodity fertilizers. Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile has a market cap of $6.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 59.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile 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.