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 7 points (0.0%) at 16,563 as of Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,349 issues advancing vs. 1,605 declining with 179 unchanged. The Materials & Construction industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. A company within the industry that increased today was Weyerhaeuser ( WY), up 0.9%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Chicago Bridge & Iron Company ( CBI), down 2.1%, DR Horton ( DHI), down 0.9% and James Hardie Industries ( JHX), down 0.8%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. MasTec ( MTZ) is one of the companies pushing the Materials & Construction industry higher today. As of noon trading, MasTec is up $1.21 (4.3%) to $29.28 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of MasTec exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $27.97-$30.16 after having opened the day at $27.97 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.07. MasTec, Inc., an infrastructure construction company, provides engineering, building, installation, maintenance, and upgrade services for energy, utility, and communications infrastructure primarily in the United States. MasTec has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 14.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate MasTec a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates MasTec as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full MasTec 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.