All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 44 points (0.3%) at 17,560 as of Monday, March 28, 2016, 1:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,693 issues advancing vs. 1,250 declining with 166 unchanged.

The Financial Services industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include

OM Asset Management

(

OMAM

), up 2.6%,

Voya Financial

(

VOYA

), up 1.8%,

FS Investment

(

FSIC

), up 1.3%,

Nomura Holdings

(

NMR

), up 1.6% and

Principal Financial Group

(

PFG

), up 1.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

On Deck Capital

(

ONDK

), down 7.8%,

LendingClub

(

LC

), down 6.0%,

OneMain Holdings

(

OMF

), down 2.7%,

WisdomTree Investments

(

WETF

), down 2.3% and

Leucadia National

(

LUK

), down 2.2%.

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

3.

Ameriprise Financial

(

AMP

) is one of the companies pushing the Financial Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Ameriprise Financial is up $0.74 (0.8%) to $92.72 on light volume. Thus far, 516,601 shares of Ameriprise Financial exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $91.44-$92.84 after having opened the day at $92.32 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $91.98.

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Ameriprise Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various financial products and services to individual and institutional clients in the United States and internationally. Ameriprise Financial has a market cap of $15.5 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 13.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate Ameriprise Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Ameriprise Financial

as a

buy

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

Ameriprise Financial Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

BlackRock

(

BLK

) is up $2.04 (0.6%) to $336.32 on light volume. Thus far, 187,645 shares of BlackRock exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 918,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $334.21-$336.61 after having opened the day at $336.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $334.28.

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BlackRock, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to institutional, intermediary, and individual investors. BlackRock has a market cap of $55.5 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 1.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 11 analysts who rate BlackRock a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

BlackRock

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and reasonable valuation levels. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

BlackRock Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Goldman Sachs Group

(

GS

) is up $1.19 (0.8%) to $154.19 on light volume. Thus far, 1.0 million shares of Goldman Sachs Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $152.38-$154.64 after having opened the day at $153.25 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $153.00.

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The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. operates as an investment banking, securities, and investment management company worldwide. It operates through four segments: Investment Banking, Institutional Client Services, Investing & Lending, and Investment Management. Goldman Sachs Group has a market cap of $64.6 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 15.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate Goldman Sachs Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Goldman Sachs Group

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Goldman Sachs Group 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 services industry could consider

Financial Select Sector SPDR

(

XLF

) while those bearish on the financial services industry could consider

Proshares Short Financials

(

SEF

).