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 34 points (0.2%) at 17,646 as of Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,160 issues advancing vs. 1,783 declining with 183 unchanged. The Services sector currently sits down 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. Top gainers within the sector include Charter Communications ( CHTR), up 2.8%, Time Warner Cable ( TWC), up 2.9%, Luxottica Group SpA ( LUX), up 1.8%, Delta Air Lines ( DAL), up 1.4% and Comcast ( CMCSA), up 1.1%. A company within the sector that fell today was Visa ( V), up 0.8%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 3. Wal-Mart Stores ( WMT) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector higher today. As of noon trading, Wal-Mart Stores is up $2.88 (3.6%) to $82.08 on heavy volume. Thus far, 10.1 million shares of Wal-Mart Stores exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $80.86-$82.27 after having opened the day at $80.94 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $79.20. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. operates retail stores in various formats worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club. Wal-Mart Stores has a market cap of $254.6 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are up 0.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 10 analysts who rate Wal-Mart Stores a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Wal-Mart Stores as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, reasonable valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Wal-Mart Stores 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.