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 22 points (0.1%) at 15,897 as of Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,497 issues advancing vs. 1,411 declining with 169 unchanged. The Financial sector currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. Top gainers within the sector include HDFC Bank ( HDB), up 4.5%, Woori Finance Holdings ( WF), up 3.7%, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group ( MTU), up 2.5%, Shinhan Financial Group ( SHG), up 2.4% and Weyerhaeuser ( WY), up 1.8%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include E-House China Holdings ( EJ), down 4.8%, Icahn ( IEP), down 3.0%, KKR ( KKR), down 2.1%, American Capital Agency ( AGNC), down 1.8% and Annaly Capital Management ( NLY), down 1.0%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 5. Toronto-Dominion Bank ( TD) is one of the companies pushing the Financial sector higher today. As of noon trading, Toronto-Dominion Bank is up $0.57 (0.6%) to $90.88 on average volume. Thus far, 149,917 shares of Toronto-Dominion Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 352,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $90.28-$91.06 after having opened the day at $90.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $90.31. The Toronto-Dominion Bank, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial and banking services in North America and internationally. Toronto-Dominion Bank has a market cap of $83.0 billion and is part of the banking industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 7.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 3 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 buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Toronto-Dominion Bank 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.