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 37 points (0.2%) at 17,115 as of Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,639 issues advancing vs. 1,333 declining with 167 unchanged. The Technology sector currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the sector include China Telecom ( CHA), up 3.9%, America Movil SAB de CV ( AMX), up 2.5%, Amazon.com ( AMZN), up 2.5%, America Movil SAB de CV ( AMOV), up 2.0% and Micron Technology ( MU), up 1.8%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include SK Telecom ( SKM), down 2.0%, Nippon Telegraph & Telephone ( NTT), down 1.3%, Applied Materials ( AMAT), down 0.9% and Verizon Communications ( VZ), down 0.5%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 3. Emerson Electric ( EMR) is one of the companies pushing the Technology sector higher today. As of noon trading, Emerson Electric is up $0.40 (0.6%) to $64.69 on average volume. Thus far, 1.4 million shares of Emerson Electric exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $64.19-$65.48 after having opened the day at $64.33 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $64.29. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. Emerson Electric Co., a diversified technology company, designs and supplies products and technology, and delivers engineering services and solutions to the industrial, commercial, and consumer markets worldwide. Emerson Electric has a market cap of $44.9 billion and is part of the industrial industry. Shares are down 8.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate Emerson Electric a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Emerson Electric as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Emerson Electric 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.