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. One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 93 points (0.6%) at 15,285 as of Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,438 issues advancing vs. 1,461 declining with 119 unchanged. The Financial Services industry currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include Morgan Stanley ( MS), up 0.9%, and Visa ( V), up 0.7%. TheStreet would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 4. Franklin Resources ( BEN) is one of the companies pushing the Financial Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Franklin Resources is up $0.32 (0.7%) to $48.08 on average volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of Franklin Resources exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $47.74-$48.20 after having opened the day at $47.74 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $47.76. Franklin Resources Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. The firm provides its services to individuals, institutions, pension plans, trusts, and partnerships. It manages, through its subsidiary, separate client-focused equity, fixed income, and balanced portfolios. Franklin Resources has a market cap of $29.9 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 12.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Franklin Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Franklin Resources 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, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Franklin Resources 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.