4 Stocks Dragging In The Banking Industry

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 8 points (0.1%) at 15,256 as of Monday, June 10, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,353 issues advancing vs. 1,578 declining with 107 unchanged.

The Banking industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. A company within the industry that fell today was Woori Finance Holdings ( WF), up 1.95. Top gainers within the industry include Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The ( RBS), up 1.9%, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group ( MTU), up 1.5%, Bank of Montreal ( BMO), up 0.8% and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce ( CM), up 0.5%.

TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

4. Lloyds Banking Group ( LYG) is one of the companies pushing the Banking industry lower today. As of noon trading, Lloyds Banking Group is down $0.04 (-1.0%) to $3.85 on heavy volume Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Lloyds Banking Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $3.81-$3.86 after having opened the day at $3.85 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $3.89.

Lloyds Banking Group plc provides banking and financial services to personal, commercial, and corporate customers in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company operates in four divisions: Retail; Commercial Banking; Wealth, Asset Finance, and International; and Insurance. Lloyds Banking Group has a market cap of $66.9 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 21.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Lloyds Banking Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Lloyds Banking Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Lloyds Banking Group Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, HDFC Bank ( HDB) is down $0.64 (-1.6%) to $38.56 on average volume Thus far, 365,560 shares of HDFC Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 643,000 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $37.89-$38.98 after having opened the day at $38.98 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $39.20.

HDFC Bank Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides a range of financial products and services to individuals and businesses in India, as well as in Bahrain and Hong Kong. The company operates in four segments: Retail Banking, Wholesale Banking, Treasury, and Other Banking Operations. HDFC Bank has a market cap of $30.7 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 3.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate HDFC Bank a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates HDFC Bank as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full HDFC Bank Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Credit Suisse Group ( CS) is down $0.17 (-0.6%) to $29.02 on light volume Thus far, 470,464 shares of Credit Suisse Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $28.66-$29.18 after having opened the day at $29.17 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $29.19.

Credit Suisse Group AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides various financial services to private, corporate, institutional, and government clients, as well as high-net-worth individuals worldwide. Credit Suisse Group has a market cap of $38.5 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 16.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Credit Suisse Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Credit Suisse Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Credit Suisse Group Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, UBS ( UBS) is down $0.10 (-0.6%) to $18.06 on average volume Thus far, 1.2 million shares of UBS exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $17.88-$18.14 after having opened the day at $18.11 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $18.16.

UBS AG, a financial services firm, provides wealth management, asset management, and investment banking products and services worldwide. Its Wealth Management division provides financial services to high net worth individuals worldwide. UBS has a market cap of $68.1 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 15.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates UBS a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates UBS as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full UBS Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 5 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).

A reminder about TheStreet Ratings group: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model.

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