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 up 14 points (0.1%) at 16,456 as of Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,718 issues advancing vs. 1,181 declining with 172 unchanged. The Utilities sector currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. Top gainers within the sector include Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras ( EBR), up 2.5%, and Huaneng Power International Inc. ADR repr C ( HNP), up 1.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Entergy ( ETR), down 1.7%, and Korea Electric Power ( KEP), down 1.0%. TheStreet would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 4. CPFL Energy ( CPL) is one of the companies pushing the Utilities sector higher today. As of noon trading, CPFL Energy is up $0.24 (1.6%) to $15.56 on average volume. Thus far, 150,124 shares of CPFL Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 360,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $15.54-$15.74 after having opened the day at $15.72 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $15.32. CPFL Energia S.A., through its subsidiaries, distributes, generates, and commercializes electricity in Brazil. The company operates in five segments: Distribution, Conventional Generation Sources, Renewable Generation Sources, Commercialization, and Services. CPFL Energy has a market cap of $7.7 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are down 4.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates CPFL Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates CPFL Energy as a hold. The company's strongest point has been its expanding profit margins. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full CPFL Energy 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.