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 34 points (0.2%) at 16,585 as of Friday, May 9, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,493 issues advancing vs. 1,448 declining with 155 unchanged. The Energy industry currently sits down 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include Gulfport Energy ( GPOR), up 3.5%, China Petroleum & Chemical ( SNP), up 1.1% and PetroChina ( PTR), up 0.6%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Dril-Quip ( DRQ), down 6.8%, Crescent Point Energy ( CPG), down 2.2%, Valero Energy ( VLO), down 1.9%, Tenaris ( TS), down 1.7% and Phillips 66 ( PSX), down 1.4%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. Chesapeake Energy ( CHK) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry higher today. As of noon trading, Chesapeake Energy is up $0.49 (1.7%) to $29.63 on average volume. Thus far, 4.4 million shares of Chesapeake Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $29.01-$29.67 after having opened the day at $29.07 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $29.14. Chesapeake Energy Corporation is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, and development of properties for the production of natural gas, oil, and natural gas liquids (NGL) from underground reservoirs in the United States. Chesapeake Energy has a market cap of $19.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 7.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Chesapeake Energy a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 17 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Chesapeake Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Chesapeake Energy 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.