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. All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 72 points (0.4%) at 16,112 as of Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,810 issues advancing vs. 1,095 declining with 165 unchanged. The Technology sector currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. Top gainers within the sector include Verizon Communications ( VZ), up 2.9%, Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Persero) Tbk ( TLK), up 2.2%, AT&T ( T), up 1.2%, Emerson Electric ( EMR), up 1.0% and Intel ( INTC), up 1.0%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include America Movil S.A.B. de C.V ( AMOV), down 3.9%, China Telecom ( CHA), down 3.5%, America Movil S.A.B. de C.V ( AMX), down 2.1%, China Unicom (Hong Kong ( CHU), down 2.1% and Salesforce.com ( CRM), down 1.3%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 3. HomeAway ( AWAY) is one of the companies pushing the Technology sector higher today. As of noon trading, HomeAway is up $5.29 (12.3%) to $48.25 on heavy volume. Thus far, 3.9 million shares of HomeAway exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $44.73-$48.90 after having opened the day at $45.98 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $42.96. HomeAway, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates an online marketplace for the vacation rental industry worldwide. Its vacation rental properties include homes, condominiums, villas, and cabins to the public on a nightly, weekly, or monthly basis. HomeAway has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the internet industry. Shares are up 4.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 8 analysts who rate HomeAway a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates HomeAway as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full HomeAway 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.