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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 40 points (-0.2%) at 17,811 as of Thursday, May 26, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,440 issues advancing vs. 1,460 declining with 179 unchanged.

The Banking industry currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.0%. A company within the industry that fell today was

Lloyds Banking Group

(

LYG

), up 1.6%.

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 $0.25 (-0.6%) to $42.71 on light volume. Thus far, 2.6 million shares of US Bancorp exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $42.59-$43.05 after having opened the day at $43.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $42.96.

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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 $73.0 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 0.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate US Bancorp a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 13 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 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

US Bancorp Ratings Report

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2. As of noon trading,

JPMorgan Chase

(

JPM

) is down $0.35 (-0.5%) to $65.17 on light volume. Thus far, 5.2 million shares of JPMorgan Chase exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 15.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $64.91-$65.58 after having opened the day at $65.57 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $65.52.

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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 $236.0 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 0.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. 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 expanding profit margins and attractive valuation levels. 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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1. As of noon trading,

Bank of America Corporation

(

BAC

) is down $0.16 (-1.1%) to $14.76 on average volume. Thus far, 39.0 million shares of Bank of America Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 97.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $14.71-$14.99 after having opened the day at $14.98 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $14.92.

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Bank of America Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides banking and financial products and services for individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses, institutional investors, large corporations, and governments worldwide. Bank of America Corporation has a market cap of $150.8 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 11.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 15 analysts that rate Bank of America Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Bank of America Corporation

as a

buy

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

Bank of America Corporation 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

).