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 61 points (0.4%) at 15,361 as of Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,640 issues advancing vs. 1,247 declining with 140 unchanged. The Financial sector currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the sector include Annaly Capital Management ( NLY), up 2.0%, Visa ( V), up 2.0%, General Growth Properties ( GGP), up 1.7%, Lloyds Banking Group ( LYG), up 1.6% and Franklin Resources ( BEN), up 0.7%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Banco Santander Chile ( BSAC), down 1.7%, Woori Finance Holdings ( WF), down 1.5%, Banco De Chile ( BCH), down 1.2%, American Tower ( AMT), down 0.9% and CME Group ( CME), down 0.6%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 3. Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The ( RBS) is one of the companies pushing the Financial sector higher today. As of noon trading, Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The is up $0.09 (0.8%) to $11.48 on light volume. Thus far, 318,594 shares of Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $11.42-$11.50 after having opened the day at $11.45 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $11.39. 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 $34.8 billion and is part of the banking industry. Shares are up 5.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. 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 solid stock price performance, increase in net income 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 Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The 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.