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 101 points (0.6%) at 17,132 as of Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, 4:20 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,961 issues advancing vs. 1,099 declining with 138 unchanged. The Computer Hardware industry as a whole closed the day down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which was up 0.7%. Top gainers within the Computer Hardware industry included Video Display ( VIDE), up 2.2%, Interphase ( INPH), up 3.6%, Dot Hill Systems ( HILL), up 1.6%, Nimble Storage ( NMBL), up 2.1% and SanDisk ( SNDK), up 2.8%. TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: Nimble Storage ( NMBL) is one of the companies that pushed the Computer Hardware industry higher today. Nimble Storage was up $0.55 (2.1%) to $27.02 on average volume. Throughout the day, 983,209 shares of Nimble Storage exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 904,200 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $25.82-$27.14 after having opened the day at $26.40 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $26.47. Nimble Storage has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 41.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.