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 37 points (0.2%) at 16,217 as of Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,992 issues advancing vs. 910 declining with 172 unchanged. The Industrial Goods sector currently sits up 1.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. Top gainers within the sector include Middleby Corporation ( MIDD), up 12.9%, Embraer S.A ( ERJ), up 5.4%, Chicago Bridge & Iron Company ( CBI), up 5.1%, Eagle Materials ( EXP), up 3.9% and PulteGroup ( PHM), up 3.4%. A company within the sector that fell today was Tenaris ( TS), up 0.7%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 3. Cummins ( CMI) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, Cummins is up $1.31 (0.9%) to $146.94 on light volume. Thus far, 541,664 shares of Cummins exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $144.55-$147.05 after having opened the day at $144.82 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $145.63. Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes, and services diesel and natural gas engines, and engine-related component products. It operates in four segments: Engine, Components, Power Generation, and Distribution. Cummins has a market cap of $27.3 billion and is part of the industrial industry. Shares are up 3.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 11 analysts who rate Cummins a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Cummins 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, solid stock price performance, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Cummins 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.