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 up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 4 points (0.0%) at 17,970 as of Thursday, June 25, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,139 issues advancing vs. 1,826 declining with 188 unchanged. The Insurance industry currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. Manulife Financial ( MFC) is one of the companies pushing the Insurance industry higher today. As of noon trading, Manulife Financial is up $0.13 (0.7%) to $19.49 on average volume. Thus far, 812,796 shares of Manulife Financial exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $19.45-$19.59 after having opened the day at $19.47 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $19.36. 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. Manulife Financial Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial protection and wealth management products and services to individual, corporate, and business customers primarily in Asia, Canada, and the United States. Manulife Financial has a market cap of $38.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 1.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Manulife Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Manulife Financial 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, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Manulife Financial 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.