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 down 14 points (-0.1%) at 16,140 as of Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,063 issues advancing vs. 873 declining with 164 unchanged. The Chemicals industry currently sits up 0.8% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Braskem ( BAK), down 4.7%, and Valhi ( VHI), down 4.1%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. Air Products & Chemicals ( APD) is one of the companies pushing the Chemicals industry higher today. As of noon trading, Air Products & Chemicals is up $1.36 (1.2%) to $118.74 on average volume. Thus far, 604,314 shares of Air Products & Chemicals exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $117.47-$118.75 after having opened the day at $117.47 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $117.38. Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. provides atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, equipment, and services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Merchant Gases, Tonnage Gases, Electronics and Performance Materials, and Equipment and Energy. Air Products & Chemicals has a market cap of $24.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 5.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate Air Products & Chemicals a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Air Products & Chemicals as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Air Products & Chemicals 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.