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. All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 26 points (-0.1%) at 17,879 as of Friday, June 5, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,219 issues advancing vs. 1,787 declining with 146 unchanged. The Industrial Goods sector currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include CNH Industrial ( CNHI), down 2.4%, ABB ( ABB), down 1.9%, Tenaris ( TS), down 0.9%, Lockheed Martin ( LMT), down 0.6% and Precision Castparts ( PCP), down 0.6%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 3. Vulcan Materials ( VMC) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector higher today. As of noon trading, Vulcan Materials is up $0.72 (0.8%) to $89.34 on light volume. Thus far, 307,751 shares of Vulcan Materials exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 999,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $88.13-$89.94 after having opened the day at $88.46 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $88.62. 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. Vulcan Materials Company produces and sells construction aggregates, asphalt mix, and ready-mixed concrete primarily in the United States. It operates through four segments: Aggregates, Asphalt Mix, Concrete, and Calcium. Vulcan Materials has a market cap of $11.8 billion and is part of the materials & construction industry. Shares are up 34.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate Vulcan Materials a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Vulcan Materials 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 and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Vulcan Materials 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.