Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 15 points (0.1%) at 15,467 as of Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,986 issues advancing vs. 913 declining with 127 unchanged. The Banking industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. Top gainers within the industry include Banco De Chile ( BCH), up 4.0%, Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The ( RBS), up 1.9%, Lloyds Banking Group ( LYG), up 1.9%, UBS ( UBS), up 1.5% and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group ( MTU), up 0.8%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 5. Banco Santander ( SAN) is one of the companies pushing the Banking industry higher today. As of noon trading, Banco Santander is up $0.06 (0.9%) to $6.49 on light volume. Thus far, 2.0 million shares of Banco Santander exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $6.45-$6.51 after having opened the day at $6.48 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $6.43. Banco Santander-Chile provides commercial and retail banking services to corporate and individual customers in Chile. Banco Santander has a market cap of $69.9 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 21.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are no analysts that rate Banco Santander a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Banco Santander as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, premium valuation and deteriorating net income. Get the full Banco Santander 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.