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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 28 points (0.2%) at 17,783 as of Friday, Oct. 30, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,543 issues advancing vs. 1,349 declining with 225 unchanged.

The Financial sector currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

Genworth Financial

(

GNW

), down 10.8%,

National Bank of Greece

(

NBG

), down 7.4%,

Reinsurance Group of America

(

RGA

), down 6.7%,

KeyCorp

(

KEY

), down 6.4% and

Credit Acceptance

(

CACC

), down 5.5%. Top gainers within the sector include

Boston Properties

(

BXP

), up 2.3%,

Digital Realty

(

DLR

), up 2.0%,

Franklin Resources

(

BEN

), up 1.6% and

BlackRock

(

BLK

), up 1.1%.

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

3.

Capital One Financial

(

COF

) is one of the companies pushing the Financial sector lower today. As of noon trading, Capital One Financial is down $0.65 (-0.8%) to $79.55 on light volume. Thus far, 1.0 million shares of Capital One Financial exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $79.34-$80.73 after having opened the day at $80.72 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $80.20.

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Capital One Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for the Capital One Bank (USA), National Association (COBNA); and Capital One, National Association (CONA), which provide various financial products and services in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. Capital One Financial has a market cap of $43.0 billion and is part of the financial services industry. Shares are down 2.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Capital One Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Capital One Financial

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 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

Capital One Financial Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Bank of New York Mellon

(

BK

) is down $0.23 (-0.5%) to $42.22 on light volume. Thus far, 2.3 million shares of Bank of New York Mellon exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $42.11-$42.67 after having opened the day at $42.46 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $42.45.

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The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, an investment company, provides financial products and services to institutions, corporations, and high net worth individuals in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Investment Management and Investment Services. Bank of New York Mellon has a market cap of $46.2 billion and is part of the financial services industry. Shares are up 4.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Bank of New York Mellon a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Bank of New York Mellon

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Bank of New York Mellon Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

U.S. Bancorp

(

USB

) is down $0.61 (-1.4%) to $42.39 on average volume. Thus far, 3.5 million shares of U.S. Bancorp exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 8.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $42.30-$42.99 after having opened the day at $42.98 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.00.

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U.S. Bancorp, a financial services holding company, provides a range of financial services in the United States. U.S. Bancorp has a market cap of $74.1 billion and is part of the banking industry. Shares are down 4.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate U.S. Bancorp a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

U.S. Bancorp

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

U.S. Bancorp 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

).