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 Insurance industry currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. Allstate ( ALL) is one of the companies pushing the Insurance industry higher today. As of noon trading, Allstate is up $2.20 (3.4%) to $67.48 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.4 million shares of Allstate exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $67.43-$69.24 after having opened the day at $68.09 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $65.28. 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. The Allstate Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in property-liability insurance and life insurance business in the United States and Canada. Allstate has a market cap of $24.7 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 5.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 12 analysts who rate Allstate a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Allstate 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, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Allstate 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, Travelers Companies ( TRV) is up $1.05 (1.0%) to $110.78 on light volume. Thus far, 569,012 shares of Travelers Companies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $110.33-$111.16 after having opened the day at $110.39 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $109.73. 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. The Travelers Companies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a range of commercial and personal property, and casualty insurance products and services to businesses, government units, associations, and individuals in the United states and internationally. Travelers Companies has a market cap of $32.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 2.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 4 analysts who rate Travelers Companies a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Travelers Companies 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, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Travelers Companies 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, Chubb ( CB) is up $4.30 (3.6%) to $122.12 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.8 million shares of Chubb exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $119.48-$122.62 after having opened the day at $119.63 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $117.82. 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. Chubb Limited provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance products worldwide. Chubb has a market cap of $54.6 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 0.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 13 analysts who rate Chubb a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Chubb 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, increase in net income, notable return on equity and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Chubb 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 insurance industry could consider KBW Insurance ETF ( KIE) while those bearish on the insurance industry could consider Proshares Short Financials ( SEF).