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. Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 67 points (-0.4%) at 17,031 as of Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,211 issues advancing vs. 1,801 declining with 159 unchanged. The Industrial Goods sector currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. Top gainers within the sector include AerCap Holdings ( AER), up 2.6%, Nidec ( NJ), up 2.4%, Quanta Services ( PWR), up 1.5%, Tenaris ( TS), up 0.8% and ABB ( ABB), up 0.7%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Martin Marietta Materials ( MLM), down 1.4%, and Royal Philips ( PHG), down 0.5%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 3. Flowserve ( FLS) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, Flowserve is up $0.84 (1.1%) to $76.73 on average volume. Thus far, 486,827 shares of Flowserve exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 777,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $76.01-$77.49 after having opened the day at $76.47 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $75.89. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. Flowserve Corporation designs, manufactures, distributes, and services industrial flow management equipment. Flowserve has a market cap of $10.4 billion and is part of the industrial industry. Shares are down 3.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 10 analysts who rate Flowserve a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Flowserve as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance, increase in net income and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Flowserve 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.