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 48 points (-0.3%) at 16,864 as of Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,073 issues advancing vs. 1,897 declining with 171 unchanged. The Retail industry currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include Whole Foods Market ( WFM), up 2.7%, AutoZone ( AZO), up 1.9% and Walgreen ( WAG), up 0.8%. A company within the industry that fell today was Michael Kors Holdings ( KORS), up 1.1%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. TJX Companies ( TJX) is one of the companies pushing the Retail industry higher today. As of noon trading, TJX Companies is up $0.47 (0.9%) to $52.96 on light volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of TJX Companies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $52.69-$53.06 after having opened the day at $52.77 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $52.49. The TJX Companies, Inc. operates as an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer in the United States and internationally. The company operates in four segments: Marmaxx, HomeGoods, TJX Canada, and TJX Europe. TJX Companies has a market cap of $36.9 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 17.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 12 analysts who rate TJX Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates TJX Companies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full TJX Companies 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.