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 down 28 points (-0.2%) at 16,647 as of Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,518 issues advancing vs. 1,472 declining with 153 unchanged. The Consumer Non-Durables industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. Brown Shoe ( BWS) is one of the companies pushing the Consumer Non-Durables industry higher today. As of noon trading, Brown Shoe is up $2.39 (9.0%) to $28.83 on heavy volume. Thus far, 468,887 shares of Brown Shoe exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 259,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $26.11-$29.22 after having opened the day at $26.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $26.44. Brown Shoe Company, Inc., a footwear company, retails and wholesales footwear worldwide. The company operates through Famous Footwear, Wholesale Operations, Specialty Retail, and Other segments. Brown Shoe has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 8.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 3 analysts who rate Brown Shoe a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Brown Shoe as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Brown Shoe 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.