All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 88 points (0.5%) at 16,341 as of Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,828 issues advancing vs. 1,144 declining with 173 unchanged.

The Materials & Construction industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.5%. A company within the industry that increased today was Stericycle ( SRCL), up 1.6%. A company within the industry that fell today was Meritage Homes ( MTH), up 8.2%.

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

3. Weyerhaeuser ( WY) is one of the companies pushing the Materials & Construction industry higher today. As of noon trading, Weyerhaeuser is up $0.42 (1.6%) to $27.34 on average volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Weyerhaeuser exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $26.91-$27.40 after having opened the day at $26.96 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $26.91.

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Weyerhaeuser Co. is a real estate investment trust. It primarily invests in United States. The firm operates under four business segments, timberlands, wood products, cellulose fibers and real estate. It owns timberlands primarily in the U.S and has long-term licenses in Canada. Weyerhaeuser has a market cap of $14.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.8. Shares are down 25.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Weyerhaeuser a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Weyerhaeuser as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Weyerhaeuser Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Cemex SAB de CV ( CX) is up $0.06 (0.8%) to $7.62 on average volume. Thus far, 5.9 million shares of Cemex SAB de CV exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 13.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $7.43-$7.65 after having opened the day at $7.55 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $7.56.

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CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., a building materials company, produces, markets, distributes, and sells cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, and other construction materials in Mexico, the United States, Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, South America, the Caribbean, and Asia. Cemex SAB de CV has a market cap of $9.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are down 25.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Cemex SAB de CV a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cemex SAB de CV as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. Get the full Cemex SAB de CV Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Martin Marietta Materials ( MLM) is up $0.95 (0.6%) to $169.55 on average volume. Thus far, 436,019 shares of Martin Marietta Materials exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 746,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $167.58-$170.62 after having opened the day at $168.68 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $168.60.

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Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies aggregates products and heavy building materials for the construction industry in the United States and internationally. Martin Marietta Materials has a market cap of $11.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 53.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.8. Shares are up 52.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 4 analysts who rate Martin Marietta Materials a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Martin Marietta Materials as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Martin Marietta Materials 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 materials & construction industry could consider SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF ( XHB) while those bearish on the materials & construction industry could consider ProShares Short Basic Materials Fd ( SBM).