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. Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 16 points (-0.1%) at 18,296 as of Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,497 issues advancing vs. 1,463 declining with 190 unchanged. The Basic Materials sector currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. Top gainers within the sector include Newmont Mining ( NEM), up 2.0%, Cenovus Energy ( CVE), up 1.9%, Ecopetrol ( EC), up 1.8%, FMC Technologies ( FTI), up 1.7% and Imperial Oil ( IMO), up 1.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile ( SQM), down 4.7%, Cameco ( CCJ), down 2.4%, Sherwin-Williams ( SHW), down 1.4%, Plains All American Pipeline ( PAA), down 1.2% and Noble Energy ( NBL), down 1.2%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 3. Suncor Energy ( SU) is one of the companies pushing the Basic Materials sector higher today. As of noon trading, Suncor Energy is up $0.25 (0.8%) to $29.79 on average volume. Thus far, 1.5 million shares of Suncor Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $29.64-$30.05 after having opened the day at $29.65 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $29.54. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE. Suncor Energy Inc. operates as an integrated energy company. Suncor Energy has a market cap of $43.4 billion and is part of the energy industry. Shares are down 7.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate Suncor Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Suncor Energy as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. At the same time, however, 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 Suncor Energy Ratings Report now. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.