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 traded up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 19 points (0.1%) at 17,098 as of Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, 4:20 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,137 issues advancing vs. 890 declining with 157 unchanged. The Energy industry as a whole closed the day up 1.1% versus the S&P 500, which was up 0.3%. Top gainers within the Energy industry included Sonde Resources ( SOQ), up 4.6%, WSP Holdings ( WH), up 5.9%, Ivanhoe Energy ( IVAN), up 55.4%, New Concept Energy ( GBR), up 4.2% and Camac Energy ( CAK), up 4.0%. TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: Ivanhoe Energy ( IVAN) is one of the companies that pushed the Energy industry higher today. Ivanhoe Energy was up $0.82 (55.4%) to $2.30 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 12,847,361 shares of Ivanhoe Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 83,500 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $1.50-$3.15 after having opened the day at $1.52 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $1.48. Ivanhoe Energy has a market cap of $24.2 million and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 65.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.