Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 33 points (-0.2%) at 16,622 as of Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,877 issues advancing vs. 1,144 declining with 123 unchanged.

The Financial sector currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

Banco Santander Brasil SA/Brazil

(

BSBR

), down 3.1%,

ING Groep N.V

(

ING

), down 1.7%,

Deutsche Bank

(

DB

), down 1.7%,

XL Group

(

XL

), down 1.6% and

Vornado Realty

(

VNO

), down 1.5%. Top gainers within the sector include

BanColombia

(

CIB

), up 3.5%,

KB Financial Group

(

KB

), up 2.2%,

Charles Schwab

(

SCHW

), up 1.4%,

Equinix

(

EQIX

), up 0.9% and

Weyerhaeuser

(

WY

), up 0.6%.

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

3.

ACE

(

TheStreet Recommends

ACE

) is one of the companies pushing the Financial sector lower today. As of noon trading, ACE is down $1.51 (-1.5%) to $102.13 on light volume. Thus far, 738,276 shares of ACE exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $102.04-$103.74 after having opened the day at $103.35 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $103.64.

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ACE Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance products worldwide. ACE has a market cap of $33.0 billion and is part of the insurance industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.8. Shares are down 9.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate ACE a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

ACE

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, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

ACE Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Chubb

(

CB

) is down $0.70 (-0.6%) to $120.89 on light volume. Thus far, 773,293 shares of Chubb exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $120.81-$121.57 after having opened the day at $121.46 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $121.59.

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The Chubb Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance to businesses and individuals. Chubb has a market cap of $27.3 billion and is part of the insurance industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.8. Shares are up 17.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Chubb a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 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, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity and attractive valuation levels. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

Chubb Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Berkshire Hathaway

(

BRK.B

) is down $1.08 (-0.8%) to $135.15 on average volume. Thus far, 1.5 million shares of Berkshire Hathaway exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $134.73-$136.00 after having opened the day at $135.57 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $136.23.

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Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. Through its subsidiaries, the firm primarily engages in the insurance and reinsurance of property and casualty risks business. Berkshire Hathaway was founded in 1889 and is based in Omaha, Nebraska. Berkshire Hathaway has a market cap of $165.4 billion and is part of the insurance industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.8. Shares are down 9.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Berkshire Hathaway

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

Berkshire Hathaway 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 financial sector could consider

Financial Select Sector SPDR

(

XLF

) while those bearish on the financial sector could consider

Proshares Short Financials

(

SEF

).