All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 174 points (1.0%) at 17,542 as of Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,279 issues advancing vs. 762 declining with 98 unchanged.

The Wholesale industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 1.1%.

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

3. Avnet ( AVT) is one of the companies pushing the Wholesale industry higher today. As of noon trading, Avnet is up $0.89 (2.0%) to $44.67 on light volume. Thus far, 307,408 shares of Avnet exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 980,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $44.10-$44.73 after having opened the day at $44.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.78.

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Avnet, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes electronic components, enterprise computer and storage products, IT solutions and services, and embedded subsystems in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia/Pacific. Avnet has a market cap of $5.9 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 1.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Avnet a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Avnet as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Avnet Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Macquarie Infrastructure ( MIC) is up $1.11 (1.7%) to $66.43 on light volume. Thus far, 192,905 shares of Macquarie Infrastructure exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 661,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $65.50-$67.34 after having opened the day at $65.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $65.32.

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Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC, through its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and invests in infrastructure businesses that provide services to businesses and individuals primarily in the United States. Macquarie Infrastructure has a market cap of $5.3 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 8.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate Macquarie Infrastructure a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Macquarie Infrastructure as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Macquarie Infrastructure Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Magna International ( MGA) is up $0.29 (0.7%) to $41.56 on light volume. Thus far, 565,499 shares of Magna International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $41.23-$42.01 after having opened the day at $41.59 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $41.27.

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Magna International Inc. develops, manufactures, engineers, supplies, and sells automotive products. It operates through North America, Europe, Asia, and Rest of World segments. Magna International has a market cap of $16.8 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 24.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 10 analysts who rate Magna International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Magna International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Magna International 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 wholesale industry could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Goods ( IYK) while those bearish on the wholesale industry could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods ( SZK).