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 up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 40 points (0.3%) at 15,878 as of Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,973 issues advancing vs. 972 declining with 141 unchanged. The Energy industry currently sits up 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. Top gainers within the industry include Cheniere Energy ( LNG), up 3.4%, Continental Resources ( CLR), up 2.7%, EOG Resources ( EOG), up 2.3%, Canadian Natural Resources ( CNQ), up 1.9% and Ecopetrol S.A ( EC), up 1.7%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Halliburton Company ( HAL), down 0.9%, Enbridge ( ENB), down 0.7% and Schlumberger ( SLB), down 0.6%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 5. Hess ( HES) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry higher today. As of noon trading, Hess is up $1.07 (1.4%) to $76.65 on average volume. Thus far, 1.0 million shares of Hess exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $75.75-$77.19 after having opened the day at $75.89 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $75.58. Hess Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an independent energy company worldwide. It operates in two segments, Exploration and Production (E&P), and Marketing and Refining (M&R). Hess has a market cap of $25.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 8.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate Hess a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Hess as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Hess 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.