Materials & Construction Stocks On The Rise With Help From 3 Stocks

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.

One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 27 points (0.2%) at 17,793 as of Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,256 issues advancing vs. 1,750 declining with 142 unchanged.

The Materials & Construction industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include Abengoa ( ABGB), up 3.7%, and Masco ( MAS), up 0.7%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Weyerhaeuser ( WY), down 0.7%, and Chicago Bridge & Iron Company ( CBI), down 0.6%.

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

3. Progressive Waste Solutions ( BIN) is one of the companies pushing the Materials & Construction industry higher today. As of noon trading, Progressive Waste Solutions is up $0.31 (1.1%) to $27.61 on light volume. Thus far, 53,559 shares of Progressive Waste Solutions exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 189,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $27.23-$27.62 after having opened the day at $27.37 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $27.30.

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.

Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. operates as a vertically integrated non-hazardous solid waste management company in North America. It operates through Canada, the U.S. Northeast, and the U.S. South segments. Progressive Waste Solutions has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 8.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 8 analysts who rate Progressive Waste Solutions a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Progressive Waste Solutions as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's earnings per share has not been good. Get the full Progressive Waste Solutions 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.

If you liked this article you might like

3 Stocks Pushing The Materials & Construction Industry Higher

3 Stocks Dragging The Materials & Construction Industry Downward

New Lifetime High Reached: Progressive Waste Solutions (BIN)

New Lifetime High Reached: Progressive Waste Solutions (BIN)

Progressive Waste (BIN) Stock Drops on Potential New Inversion Rules