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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 14 points (-0.1%) at 16,898 as of Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,961 issues advancing vs. 1,038 declining with 137 unchanged.

The Financial sector currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.8%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

Credit Suisse Group

(

CS

), down 3.3%,

Realogy Holdings

(

RLGY

), down 2.5%,

Blackstone Group

(

BX

), down 1.9%,

CME Group

(

CME

), down 1.5% and

Lloyds Banking Group

(

LYG

), down 1.1%. Top gainers within the sector include

BioMed Realty

(

BMR

), up 8.6%,

National Bank of Greece

(

NBG

), up 7.9%,

Banco Santander Brasil SA/Brazil

(

BSBR

), up 2.3%,

SVB Financial Group

(

SIVB

), up 1.9% and

Alexandria Real Estate Equities

(

ARE

), up 2.0%.

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

3.

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group

(

MTU

) is one of the companies pushing the Financial sector lower today. As of noon trading, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group is down $0.04 (-0.6%) to $6.41 on light volume. Thus far, 350,341 shares of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $6.40-$6.45 after having opened the day at $6.43 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $6.45.

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Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides financial services in Japan and internationally. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has a market cap of $88.6 billion and is part of the banking industry. Shares are up 16.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

ING Groep N.V

(

ING

) is down $0.28 (-1.9%) to $14.54 on average volume. Thus far, 1.5 million shares of ING Groep N.V exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $14.41-$14.57 after having opened the day at $14.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $14.82.

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ING Groep N.V., a financial institution, provides banking products and services to individuals, small and medium enterprises, and mid-corporates. It operates through Retail Netherlands; Retail Belgium; Retail Germany; Retail Rest of World; and Commercial Banking segments. ING Groep N.V has a market cap of $57.1 billion and is part of the banking industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.9. Shares are up 14.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate ING Groep N.V a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

ING Groep N.V

as a

sell

. The area that we feel has been the company's primary weakness has been its decline in the stock price during the past year. Get the full

ING Groep N.V Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Deutsche Bank

(

DB

) is down $0.56 (-1.9%) to $28.23 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.6 million shares of Deutsche Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $28.07-$28.57 after having opened the day at $28.46 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.79.

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Deutsche Bank AG provides investment, financial, and related products and services worldwide. Its Corporate Banking & Securities division engages in selling, trading, and structuring a range of fixed income, equity, equity-linked, foreign exchange, and commodities products. Deutsche Bank has a market cap of $39.2 billion and is part of the banking industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.9. Shares are down 4.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Deutsche Bank a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Deutsche Bank

as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Deutsche Bank 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

).