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 4 points (0.0%) at 15,449 as of Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 771 issues advancing vs. 2,156 declining with 142 unchanged. The Industrial Goods sector currently sits down 1.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.4%. Top gainers within the sector include Nidec Corporation ( NJ), up 2.6%, and ABB ( ABB), up 1.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include 3D Systems Corporation ( DDD), down 18.2%, Stratasys ( SSYS), down 5.4%, Royal Philips ( PHG), down 1.9%, Tenaris ( TS), down 0.8% and Sherwin-Williams Company ( SHW), down 1.5%. TheStreet would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 4. Fastenal Company ( FAST) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, Fastenal Company is up $0.61 (1.4%) to $44.52 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.6 million shares of Fastenal Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $44.20-$45.46 after having opened the day at $44.40 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.91. Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a wholesaler and retailer of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company offers fasteners and other industrial and construction supplies under the Fastenal name. Fastenal Company has a market cap of $12.7 billion and is part of the materials & construction industry. Shares are down 7.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 3 analysts who rate Fastenal Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Fastenal Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, increase in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Fastenal Company 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.