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. One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 7 points (0.0%) at 17,620 as of Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,391 issues advancing vs. 1,566 declining with 174 unchanged. The Basic Materials sector currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. Top gainers within the sector include Silver Wheaton ( SLW), up 3.5%, Newmont Mining ( NEM), up 2.5% and Barrick Gold ( ABX), up 2.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Ecopetrol ( EC), down 3.0%, POSCO ( PKX), down 2.4%, PetroChina ( PTR), down 2.0%, Pioneer Natural Resources ( PXD), down 2.2% and Phillips 66 ( PSX), down 1.5%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 3. Goldcorp ( GG) is one of the companies pushing the Basic Materials sector higher today. As of noon trading, Goldcorp is up $0.48 (2.5%) to $19.54 on average volume. Thus far, 3.2 million shares of Goldcorp exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $19.23-$19.69 after having opened the day at $19.26 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $19.06. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. Goldcorp Inc. is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development, and operation of precious metal properties in Canada, the United States, Mexico, and Central and South America. Goldcorp has a market cap of $16.3 billion and is part of the metals & mining industry. Shares are down 12.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 10 analysts who rate Goldcorp a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Goldcorp as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Goldcorp 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.