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 up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 81 points (0.5%) at 17,082 as of Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,780 issues advancing vs. 1,159 declining with 188 unchanged. The Materials & Construction industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. A company within the industry that fell today was James Hardie Industries ( JHX), up 1.0%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. Fluor ( FLR) is one of the companies pushing the Materials & Construction industry higher today. As of noon trading, Fluor is up $0.82 (1.1%) to $74.75 on light volume. Thus far, 250,040 shares of Fluor exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $74.35-$74.86 after having opened the day at $74.40 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $73.93. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. Fluor Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides engineering, procurement, construction, fabrication and modularization, commissioning and maintenance, and project management services worldwide. Fluor has a market cap of $11.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 7.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 17 analysts who rate Fluor a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Fluor as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, growth in earnings per share and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Fluor 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.