All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 27 points (0.2%) at 17,957 as of Friday, July 1, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,893 issues advancing vs. 1,079 declining with 105 unchanged.

The Industrial industry currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include CNH Industrial ( CNHI), up 0.7%, and Rockwell Automation ( ROK), up 0.7%. A company within the industry that fell today was Spectrum Brands Holdings ( SPB), up 1.7%.

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

3. Stanley Black & Decker ( SWK) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial industry higher today. As of noon trading, Stanley Black & Decker is up $0.77 (0.7%) to $111.99 on average volume. Thus far, 547,310 shares of Stanley Black & Decker exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $110.88-$112.64 after having opened the day at $110.92 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $111.22.

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Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. engages in tools and storage, security, and industrial product businesses in the United States. Stanley Black & Decker has a market cap of $16.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 4.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Stanley Black & Decker a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Stanley Black & Decker 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, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. 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 Stanley Black & Decker Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Parker Hannifin ( PH) is up $1.13 (1.1%) to $109.18 on average volume. Thus far, 847,499 shares of Parker Hannifin exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $108.24-$110.56 after having opened the day at $108.56 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $108.05.

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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 $14.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 11.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Parker Hannifin a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 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.

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1. As of noon trading, Danaher ( DHR) is up $0.76 (0.8%) to $101.76 on average volume. Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Danaher exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $101.02-$102.79 after having opened the day at $101.02 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $101.00.

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Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial products and services worldwide. Danaher has a market cap of $68.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 8.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 13 analysts who rate Danaher a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Danaher 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, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Danaher 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 industrial industry could consider SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ( DIA) while those bearish on the industrial industry could consider ProShares UltraShort Industrials ( SIJ).