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FNF, ALL, ACE, AFL And AON, 5 Financial Stocks Pushing The Sector Lower

Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.

All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI) trading down 39 points (-0.2%) at 16,431 as of Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,317 issues advancing vs. 1,618 declining with 151 unchanged.

The Financial sector currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Plum Creek Timber (PCL), down 4.5%, Woori Finance Holdings (WF), down 2.8%, KB Financial Group (KB), down 2.4%, Weyerhaeuser (WY), down 1.4% and Progressive Corporation (PGR), down 1.3%. Top gainers within the sector include Regions Financial Corporation (RF), up 2.2%, HDFC Bank (HDB), up 1.7%, SunTrust Banks (STI), up 1.5%, Credit Suisse Group (CS), up 1.3% and HCP (HCP), up 1.2%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector lower today:

5. Fidelity National Financial (FNF) is one of the companies pushing the Financial sector lower today. As of noon trading, Fidelity National Financial is down $0.53 (-1.6%) to $31.89 on light volume. Thus far, 912,868 shares of Fidelity National Financial exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $31.86-$32.64 after having opened the day at $32.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $32.42.

Fidelity National Financial, Inc. provides title insurance, mortgage services, and diversified services in the United States. Fidelity National Financial has a market cap of $8.0 billion and is part of the insurance industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 0.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Fidelity National Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Fidelity National Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Fidelity National Financial Ratings Report now.

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