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. One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 8 points (0.0%) at 16,964 as of Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,180 issues advancing vs. 1,847 declining with 143 unchanged. The Energy industry currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. Top gainers within the industry include YPF Sociedad Anonima ( YPF), up 2.1%, Marathon Petroleum ( MPC), up 1.6%, China Petroleum & Chemical ( SNP), up 0.7% and Phillips 66 ( PSX), up 0.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Concho Resources ( CXO), down 1.9%, Ultrapar Participacoes ( UGP), down 1.9%, Pioneer Natural Resources ( PXD), down 1.7%, Continental Resources ( CLR), down 1.6% and Statoil ASA ( STO), down 1.2%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. BP ( BP) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry higher today. As of noon trading, BP is up $0.39 (0.7%) to $53.39 on average volume. Thus far, 2.4 million shares of BP exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $53.20-$53.48 after having opened the day at $53.41 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $53.00. BP p.l.c. provides fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, lubricants to engines, and petrochemicals products worldwide. BP has a market cap of $162.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 9.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate BP a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates BP as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full BP 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.