5 Stocks Pulling The Banking Industry Downward

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 11 points (0.1%) at 15,533 as of Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,505 issues advancing vs. 1,392 declining with 116 unchanged.

The Banking industry currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. A company within the industry that fell today was Lloyds Banking Group ( LYG), up 2.7%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

5. Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The ( RBS) is one of the companies pushing the Banking industry lower today. As of noon trading, Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The is down $0.35 (-3.5%) to $9.67 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $9.65-$9.81 after having opened the day at $9.75 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $10.02.

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, through its subsidiaries, provides banking and financial products and services to personal, commercial, corporate, and institutional customers worldwide. Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The has a market cap of $31.2 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 7.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and increase 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 Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, HDFC Bank ( HDB) is down $1.79 (-5.1%) to $33.23 on heavy volume. Thus far, 677,762 shares of HDFC Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 690,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $33.12-$34.65 after having opened the day at $34.65 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $35.02.

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 $28.1 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 13.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates HDFC Bank a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates 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, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. 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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3. As of noon trading, Bank of Montreal ( BMO) is down $0.83 (-1.3%) to $62.58 on average volume. Thus far, 327,021 shares of Bank of Montreal exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 536,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $62.50-$63.53 after having opened the day at $63.45 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $63.41.

Bank of Montreal, together with its subsidiaries, provides various retail banking, wealth management, and investment banking products and services in North America and internationally. Bank of Montreal has a market cap of $41.4 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 4.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Bank of Montreal a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Bank of Montreal as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. Get the full Bank of Montreal Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Toronto-Dominion Bank ( TD) is down $1.72 (-2.0%) to $84.93 on heavy volume. Thus far, 494,526 shares of Toronto-Dominion Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 621,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $84.73-$86.45 after having opened the day at $86.33 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $86.65.

The Toronto-Dominion Bank, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial and banking services in North America and internationally. The company's Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking segment offers various financial products and services to personal and small business customers. Toronto-Dominion Bank has a market cap of $79.5 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 2.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Toronto-Dominion Bank a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Toronto-Dominion Bank as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Toronto-Dominion Bank Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Deutsche Bank ( DB) is down $2.43 (-5.1%) to $45.30 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.8 million shares of Deutsche Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $45.26-$46.12 after having opened the day at $45.99 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $47.73.

Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft provides investment, financial, and related products and services. Deutsche Bank has a market cap of $49.0 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 7.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Deutsche Bank a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Deutsche Bank as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been an overall disappointing return on equity. 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 banking industry could consider KBW Bank ETF ( KBE) while those bearish on the banking industry could consider ProShares Short KBW Regional Bankng ( KRS).

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