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 Metals & Mining industry currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. A company within the industry that increased today was Tenaris ( TS), up 1.7%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Franco-Nevada ( FNV), down 1.4%, and Barrick Gold ( ABX), down 1.1%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. POSCO ( PKX) is one of the companies pushing the Metals & Mining industry higher today. As of noon trading, POSCO is up $0.79 (0.9%) to $83.75 on light volume. Thus far, 75,649 shares of POSCO exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 219,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $83.25-$83.83 after having opened the day at $83.54 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $82.96. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. POSCO, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells steel rolled products and plates. It operates through four segments: Steel, Trading, Construction, and Others. POSCO has a market cap of $26.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 6.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates POSCO a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates POSCO as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full POSCO 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.