All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 31 points (0.2%) at 15,006 as of Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,611 issues advancing vs. 1,325 declining with 103 unchanged. The Financial sector currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. Top gainers within the sector include Orix Corporation ( IX), up 3.1%, HCP ( HCP), up 2.6%, Weyerhaeuser ( WY), up 1.7%, Host Hotels & Resorts ( HST), up 1.9% and Simon Property Group ( SPG), up 1.9%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The ( RBS), down 3.4%, Lloyds Banking Group ( LYG), down 1.8%, Manulife Financial Corporation ( MFC), down 0.9% and Discover Financial Services ( DFS), down 1.0%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 5. Public Storage ( PSA) is one of the companies pushing the Financial sector higher today. As of noon trading, Public Storage is up $3.24 (2.1%) to $155.02 on light volume. Thus far, 241,642 shares of Public Storage exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 669,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $151.52-$155.21 after having opened the day at $151.57 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $151.77. Public Storage operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). It engages in the acquisition, development, ownership, and operation of self-storage facilities in the United States and Europe. Public Storage has a market cap of $26.4 billion and is part of the real estate industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 4.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Public Storage a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Public Storage as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Public Storage Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.