All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 151 points (0.9%) at 17,857 as of Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,944 issues advancing vs. 983 declining with 158 unchanged.

The Materials & Construction industry currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.7%. Top gainers within the industry include Weyerhaeuser ( WY), up 1.4%, Martin Marietta Materials ( MLM), up 1.3% and Vulcan Materials ( VMC), up 0.6%. A company within the industry that fell today was Waste Connections ( WCN), up 2.3%.

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

3. Quanta Services ( PWR) is one of the companies pushing the Materials & Construction industry higher today. As of noon trading, Quanta Services is up $0.73 (3.2%) to $23.38 on average volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of Quanta Services exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $22.79-$23.40 after having opened the day at $22.80 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $22.65.

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Quanta Services, Inc. provides specialty contracting services to the electric power, and oil and gas industries in North America and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Electric Power Infrastructure Services and Oil and Gas Infrastructure Services. Quanta Services has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 11.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 8 analysts who rate Quanta Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Quanta Services as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Quanta Services Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Cemex SAB de CV ( CX) is up $0.06 (0.9%) to $6.57 on light volume. Thus far, 3.8 million shares of Cemex SAB de CV exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 10.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $6.55-$6.69 after having opened the day at $6.55 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $6.51.

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CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V. produces, markets, distributes, and sells cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, and other construction materials in Mexico and internationally. Cemex SAB de CV has a market cap of $9.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 16.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate Cemex SAB de CV a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cemex SAB de CV as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical 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, Fluor ( FLR) is up $0.99 (1.9%) to $52.02 on light volume. Thus far, 467,144 shares of Fluor exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $51.26-$52.05 after having opened the day at $51.32 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $51.03.

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Fluor Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides engineering, procurement, construction, fabrication and modularization, commissioning and maintenance, and project management services worldwide. Fluor has a market cap of $7.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 8.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate Fluor a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Fluor 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, 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 Fluor 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).