5 Financial Stocks Pushing Sector Growth

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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 16,024 as of Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, 11:45 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,437 issues advancing vs. 1,443 declining with 136 unchanged.

The Financial sector currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the sector include Fortress Investment Group ( FIG), up 7.1%, Orix Corporation ( IX), up 3.1%, CBRE Group ( CBG), up 3.1%, Apollo Global Management ( APO), up 3.0% and Ocwen Financial Corporation ( OCN), up 2.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Tile Shop Holdings ( TTS), down 12.2%, Digital Realty ( DLR), down 1.7%, HCP ( HCP), down 1.5%, American Tower ( AMT), down 1.4% and Annaly Capital Management ( NLY), down 1.4%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector higher today:

5. Deutsche Bank ( DB) is one of the companies pushing the Financial sector higher today. As of noon trading, Deutsche Bank is up $0.71 (1.6%) to $46.21 on light volume. Thus far, 294,673 shares of Deutsche Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 907,000 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $45.71-$46.22 after having opened the day at $45.78 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $45.50.

Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft provides investment, financial, and related products and services worldwide. Deutsche Bank has a market cap of $46.0 billion and is part of the banking industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 136.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 2.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Deutsche Bank a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Deutsche Bank as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Deutsche Bank Ratings Report now.

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