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 64 points (0.4%) at 16,322 as of Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,125 issues advancing vs. 788 declining with 156 unchanged. The Financial sector currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.7%. Top gainers within the sector include Lloyds Banking Group ( LYG), up 2.9%, Lazard ( LAZ), up 2.7%, ING Groep N.V ( ING), up 2.3%, Kimco Realty ( KIM), up 2.1% and Deutsche Bank ( DB), up 2.0%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Shinhan Financial Group ( SHG), down 1.3%, Health Care REIT ( HCN), down 1.1%, Banco De Chile ( BCH), down 1.1%, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce ( CM), down 0.8% and Bank of Montreal ( BMO), down 0.8%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 5. Regions Financial Corporation ( RF) is one of the companies pushing the Financial sector higher today. As of noon trading, Regions Financial Corporation is up $0.12 (1.1%) to $10.42 on average volume. Thus far, 8.6 million shares of Regions Financial Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 15.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $10.29-$10.49 after having opened the day at $10.43 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $10.31. Regions Financial Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides banking and bank-related services to individual and corporate customers in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Business Services, Consumer Services, and Wealth Management. Regions Financial Corporation has a market cap of $14.4 billion and is part of the banking industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 4.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate Regions Financial Corporation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Regions Financial Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Regions Financial Corporation 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.