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. All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 71 points (0.4%) at 16,428 as of Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,679 issues advancing vs. 1,241 declining with 183 unchanged. The Financial Services industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. Top gainers within the industry include Nomura Holdings ( NMR), up 6.0%, and Raymond James Financial ( RJF), up 0.9%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 5. Affiliated Managers Group ( AMG) is one of the companies pushing the Financial Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Affiliated Managers Group is up $1.18 (0.6%) to $215.19 on light volume. Thus far, 79,662 shares of Affiliated Managers Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 357,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $213.95-$215.81 after having opened the day at $214.74 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $214.01. Affiliated Managers Group, Inc., through its affiliates, operates as an asset management company providing investment management services to mutual funds, institutional clients, and high net worth individuals in the United States. It provides advisory or subadvisory services to mutual funds. Affiliated Managers Group has a market cap of $11.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 64.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Affiliated Managers Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Affiliated Managers Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Affiliated Managers Group 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.