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 lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 7 points (0.0%) at 17,032 as of Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,152 issues advancing vs. 1,771 declining with 181 unchanged. The Utilities sector currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 3. Korea Electric Power ( KEP) is one of the companies pushing the Utilities sector higher today. As of noon trading, Korea Electric Power is up $0.56 (2.8%) to $20.50 on average volume. Thus far, 85,807 shares of Korea Electric Power exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 187,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $20.39-$20.52 after having opened the day at $20.49 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $19.94. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. Korea Electric Power Corporation, an integrated electric utility company, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in Korea. Korea Electric Power has a market cap of $25.9 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are up 20.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates Korea Electric Power a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Korea Electric Power as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full Korea Electric Power Ratings Report now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.