3 Banking Stocks Dragging The Industry Down

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 14 points (0.1%) at 14,951 as of Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,968 issues advancing vs. 907 declining with 132 unchanged.

The Banking industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. A company within the industry that fell today was Citigroup ( C), up 0.9%.

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

3. UBS ( UBS) is one of the companies pushing the Banking industry lower today. As of noon trading, UBS is down $0.18 (-0.9%) to $19.84 on average volume. Thus far, 1.0 million shares of UBS exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $19.59-$19.93 after having opened the day at $19.85 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $20.02.

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 $76.5 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 27.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate UBS a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates UBS 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 UBS Ratings Report now.

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