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 down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 77 points (-0.4%) at 17,034 as of Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 824 issues advancing vs. 2,132 declining with 162 unchanged. The Industrial Goods sector currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. Top gainers within the sector include NCI Building Systems ( NCS), up 5.4%, Alliant Techsystems ( ATK), up 3.0%, ABB ( ABB), up 0.9% and Pentair ( PNR), up 0.6%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Clean Harbors ( CLH), down 2.6%, Fluor ( FLR), down 1.1% and Masco ( MAS), down 1.1%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 3. Raytheon ( RTN) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, Raytheon is up $1.19 (1.2%) to $99.69 on average volume. Thus far, 844,171 shares of Raytheon exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $98.75-$99.71 after having opened the day at $99.08 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $98.50. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. Raytheon Company develops integrated products, services, and solutions in the areas of sensing; effects; command, control, communications, and intelligence; mission support; and cyber and information security worldwide. Raytheon has a market cap of $30.4 billion and is part of the aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 8.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate Raytheon a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Raytheon as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Raytheon 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.