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 down 14 points (-0.1%) at 17,796 as of Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, 1:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,731 issues advancing vs. 1,243 declining with 202 unchanged. The Transportation industry currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include AerCap Holdings ( AER), up 1.2%, Ryanair Holdings ( RYAAY), up 0.8%, Union Pacific ( UNP), up 0.6%, FedEx ( FDX), up 0.5% and CSX ( CSX), up 0.6%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. Southwest Airlines ( LUV) is one of the companies pushing the Transportation industry higher today. As of noon trading, Southwest Airlines is up $0.23 (0.6%) to $38.25 on light volume. Thus far, 3.0 million shares of Southwest Airlines exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 8.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $38.18-$38.78 after having opened the day at $38.48 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $38.02. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. Southwest Airlines Co. operates passenger airlines that provide scheduled air transportation services in the United States. As of December 31, 2012, the company operated 694 aircraft, including 606 Boeing 737 aircraft and 88 Boeing 717 aircraft. Southwest Airlines has a market cap of $26.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 101.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 9 analysts who rate Southwest Airlines a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Southwest Airlines as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Southwest Airlines 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.