All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 68 points (0.4%) at 17,604 as of Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,037 issues advancing vs. 895 declining with 166 unchanged.

The Banking industry currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Credit Suisse Group

(

CS

), down 2.3%, and

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group

(

MTU

), down 1.1%.

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

3.

US Bancorp

(

USB

) is one of the companies pushing the Banking industry lower today. As of noon trading, US Bancorp is down $0.20 (-0.5%) to $40.23 on light volume. Thus far, 2.9 million shares of US Bancorp exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 8.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $39.79-$40.47 after having opened the day at $40.31 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $40.44.

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U.S. Bancorp, a financial services holding company, provides a range of financial services in the United States. US Bancorp has a market cap of $70.8 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 4.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate US Bancorp a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

US Bancorp

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

US Bancorp Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Citigroup

(

C

) is down $0.61 (-1.5%) to $41.31 on light volume. Thus far, 8.9 million shares of Citigroup exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 26.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $41.14-$41.78 after having opened the day at $41.78 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $41.92.

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Citigroup Inc., a diversified financial services holding company, provides various financial products and services for consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions worldwide. It operates through two segments, Citicorp and Citi Holdings. Citigroup has a market cap of $123.6 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 19.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Citigroup a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Citigroup

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Citigroup Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

JPMorgan Chase

(

JPM

) is down $0.74 (-1.2%) to $58.66 on light volume. Thus far, 7.4 million shares of JPMorgan Chase exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 21.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $58.59-$59.33 after having opened the day at $59.31 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $59.40.

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JPMorgan Chase & Co. operates as a financial services company worldwide. It operates through Consumer & Community Banking, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking, and Asset Management segments. JPMorgan Chase has a market cap of $218.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 10.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate JPMorgan Chase a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

JPMorgan Chase

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share, attractive valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

JPMorgan Chase 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 banking industry could consider

KBW Bank ETF

(

KBE

) while those bearish on the banking industry could consider

ProShares Short KBW Regional Bankng

(

KRS

).