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 25 points (0.1%) at 17,157 as of Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, 4:20 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,585 issues advancing vs. 1,500 declining with 127 unchanged. The Consumer Non-Durables industry as a whole closed the day down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which was up 0.1%. Top gainers within the Consumer Non-Durables industry included Exceed ( EDS), up 3.1%, Standard Register ( SR), up 2.3%, CCA Industries ( CAW), up 3.8%, Delta Apparel ( DLA), up 2.6% and Xerium Technologies ( XRM), up 3.4%. TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: Delta Apparel ( DLA) is one of the companies that pushed the Consumer Non-Durables industry higher today. Delta Apparel was up $0.23 (2.6%) to $8.97 on light volume. Throughout the day, 6,346 shares of Delta Apparel exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 20,800 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $8.84-$9.20 after having opened the day at $8.97 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $8.74. Delta Apparel has a market cap of $71.0 million and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 46.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.