All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 41 points (0.2%) at 17,692 as of Thursday, May 5, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,523 issues advancing vs. 1,363 declining with 169 unchanged. The Industrial industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include Curtiss-Wright ( CW), up 5.4%, and Tenaris ( TS), up 0.8%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include EnPro Industries ( NPO), down 18.9%, and CNH Industrial ( CNHI), down 1.1%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. Parker Hannifin ( PH) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial industry higher today. As of noon trading, Parker Hannifin is up $1.07 (1.0%) to $112.17 on light volume. Thus far, 392,930 shares of Parker Hannifin exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $111.68-$112.78 after having opened the day at $111.88 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $111.10. 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. Parker-Hannifin Corporation manufactures and sells motion and control technologies and systems for various mobile, industrial, and aerospace markets worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Diversified Industrial and Aerospace Systems. Parker Hannifin has a market cap of $15.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 14.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Parker Hannifin a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Parker Hannifin as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Parker Hannifin 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.

2. As of noon trading, 3M ( MMM) is up $0.83 (0.5%) to $167.99 on light volume. Thus far, 694,243 shares of 3M exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $167.19-$168.33 after having opened the day at $167.46 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $167.16. 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. 3M Company operates as a diversified technology company worldwide. 3M has a market cap of $101.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 11.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate 3M a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates 3M as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full 3M 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.

1. As of noon trading, Honeywell International ( HON) is up $1.01 (0.9%) to $113.94 on light volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of Honeywell International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $113.05-$113.97 after having opened the day at $113.65 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $112.93. 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. Honeywell International Inc. operates as a diversified technology and manufacturing company worldwide. Honeywell International has a market cap of $87.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 9.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 13 analysts who rate Honeywell International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Honeywell International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Honeywell International 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 are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the industrial industry could consider SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ( DIA) while those bearish on the industrial industry could consider ProShares UltraShort Industrials ( SIJ).