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 up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 53 points (-0.3%) at 16,478 as of Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,242 issues advancing vs. 1,672 declining with 178 unchanged. The Financial Services industry currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. Top gainers within the industry include SLM ( SLM), up 1.5%, Western Union Company ( WU), up 1.1%, Ameriprise Financial ( AMP), up 0.9%, Discover Financial Services ( DFS), up 0.8% and Bank of New York Mellon ( BK), up 0.6%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include First Cash Financial Services ( FCFS), down 1.9%, IntercontinentalExchange Group ( ICE), down 1.1% and Invesco ( IVZ), down 0.6%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 5. Nomura Holdings ( NMR) is one of the companies pushing the Financial Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Nomura Holdings is up $0.21 (2.8%) to $7.80 on light volume. Thus far, 192,156 shares of Nomura Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 526,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $7.75-$7.82 after having opened the day at $7.82 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $7.59. Nomura Holdings, Inc. provides various financial services to individuals, corporations, financial institutions, governments, and governmental agencies worldwide. The company operates through three divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale. Nomura Holdings has a market cap of $28.1 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 84.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 2.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Nomura Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Nomura Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that we feel that the company's cash flow from its operations has been weak overall. Get the full Nomura Holdings 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.