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 9 points (0.1%) at 17,695 as of Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, 3:25 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,959 issues advancing vs. 1,061 declining with 155 unchanged. The Transportation industry as a whole closed the day up 0.8% versus the S&P 500, which was up 0.1%. Top gainers within the Transportation industry included PHI ( PHII), up 3.5%, Danaos ( DAC), up 3.2%, Pangaea Logistics Solutions ( PANL), up 2.1%, Box Ships ( TEU), up 4.7% and Diana Containerships ( DCIX), up 3.8%. TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: Pangaea Logistics Solutions ( PANL) is one of the companies that pushed the Transportation industry higher today. Pangaea Logistics Solutions was up $0.10 (2.1%) to $4.75 on light volume. Throughout the day, 2,600 shares of Pangaea Logistics Solutions exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 20,900 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $4.74-$4.89 after having opened the day at $4.74 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $4.65. Pangaea Logistics Solutions has a market cap of $47 and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 51.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.