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 Technology sector currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. Top gainers within the sector include Bitauto Holdings ( BITA), up 12.1%, AthenaHealth ( ATHN), up 3.4%, KT Corporation ( KT), up 2.7%, ASML ( ASML), up 2.0% and Vipshop Holdings ( VIPS), up 1.8%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Intuit ( INTU), down 1.8%, Salesforce.com ( CRM), down 1.7%, Wipro ( WIT), down 1.3%, Texas Instruments ( TXN), down 1.1% and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing ( TSM), down 0.7%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 3. SanDisk ( SNDK) is one of the companies pushing the Technology sector higher today. As of noon trading, SanDisk is up $0.91 (0.9%) to $98.91 on light volume. Thus far, 938,000 shares of SanDisk exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $97.98-$99.25 after having opened the day at $98.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $98.00. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. SanDisk Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets data storage products that are used in various consumer electronics products. SanDisk has a market cap of $21.9 billion and is part of the computer hardware industry. Shares are up 38.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 16 analysts who rate SanDisk a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates SanDisk as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full SanDisk 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.