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 up 48 points (0.3%) at 16,465 as of Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,451 issues advancing vs. 1,447 declining with 177 unchanged. The Wholesale industry currently sits up 0.9% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. A company within the industry that fell today was LKQ Corporation ( LKQ), up 2.7%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. Avnet ( AVT) is one of the companies pushing the Wholesale industry higher today. As of noon trading, Avnet is up $0.40 (0.9%) to $43.89 on light volume. Thus far, 161,718 shares of Avnet exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 821,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $43.30-$43.96 after having opened the day at $43.31 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.49. Avnet, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes electronic components, enterprise computer and storage products, and embedded subsystems in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. Avnet has a market cap of $6.0 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.0, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 1.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Avnet a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Avnet as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, attractive valuation levels and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Avnet 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.