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 down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 74 points (-0.4%) at 17,027 as of Monday, July 21, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 889 issues advancing vs. 2,085 declining with 146 unchanged. The Metals & Mining industry currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.4%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Cliffs Natural Resources ( CLF), down 5.0%, Gerdau ( GGB), down 1.3% and Tenaris ( TS), down 1.2%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. Cameco ( CCJ) is one of the companies pushing the Metals & Mining industry higher today. As of noon trading, Cameco is up $0.58 (2.8%) to $21.00 on heavy volume. Thus far, 3.0 million shares of Cameco exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $20.40-$21.08 after having opened the day at $20.40 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $20.42. Cameco Corporation produces and sells uranium worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Uranium, Fuel Services, Electricity, and NUKEM. The Uranium segment is involved in the exploration for, mining, milling, purchase, and sale of uranium concentrate. Cameco has a market cap of $8.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 2.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate Cameco a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Cameco as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Cameco 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.