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One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 13 points (0.1%) at 18,222 as of Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,791 issues advancing vs. 1,158 declining with 171 unchanged.

The Energy industry currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. Top gainers within the industry include SM Energy ( SM), up 13.7%, MarkWest Energy Partners ( MWE), up 7.7%, Cheniere Energy ( LNG), up 6.0%, Encana ( ECA), up 4.4% and Antero Resources ( AR), up 3.7%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras ( PBR), down 7.1%, and Phillips 66 ( PSX), down 0.8%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

3. Cabot Oil & Gas ( COG) is one of the companies pushing the Energy industry higher today. As of noon trading, Cabot Oil & Gas is up $1.02 (3.6%) to $29.42 on light volume. Thus far, 2.6 million shares of Cabot Oil & Gas exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $28.40-$29.42 after having opened the day at $28.43 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.40.

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Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, is engaged in the development, exploitation, exploration, production, and marketing of natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids in the United States. Cabot Oil & Gas has a market cap of $11.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 4.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 11 analysts who rate Cabot Oil & Gas a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cabot Oil & Gas as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and deteriorating net income. Get the full Cabot Oil & Gas Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Continental Resources ( CLR) is up $1.04 (2.3%) to $46.68 on average volume. Thus far, 2.5 million shares of Continental Resources exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $45.40-$46.88 after having opened the day at $46.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $45.64.

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Continental Resources, Inc. is engaged in the exploration, development, and production of crude oil and natural gas properties in the north, south, and east regions of the United States. Continental Resources has a market cap of $17.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 19.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 11 analysts who rate Continental Resources a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Continental Resources as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Continental Resources Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, EOG Resources ( EOG) is up $1.28 (1.4%) to $92.89 on average volume. Thus far, 2.6 million shares of EOG Resources exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $91.29-$93.23 after having opened the day at $91.55 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $91.61.

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EOG Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, explores for, develops, produces, and markets crude oil and natural gas. EOG Resources has a market cap of $50.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 0.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 17 analysts who rate EOG Resources a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates EOG Resources as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full EOG Resources Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the energy industry could consider Energy Select Sector SPDR ( XLE) while those bearish on the energy industry could consider Proshares Short Oil & Gas ( DDG).

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