5 Stocks Pushing The Banking Industry Lower

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Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 125 points (-0.8%) at 16,333 as of Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,733 issues advancing vs. 1,234 declining with 157 unchanged.

The Banking industry currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. A company within the industry that fell today was Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group ( MTU), up 1.2%. Top gainers within the industry include Signature Bank ( SBNY), up 11.7%, Royal Bank Of Canada ( RY), up 1.9%, HDFC Bank ( HDB), up 1.3% and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce ( CM), up 0.9%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

5. Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The ( RBS) is one of the companies pushing the Banking industry lower today. As of noon trading, Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The is down $0.13 (-1.1%) to $11.85 on light volume. Thus far, 313,877 shares of Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $11.81-$11.99 after having opened the day at $11.96 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $11.98.

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, through its subsidiaries, provides banking and financial products and services to personal, commercial, corporate, and institutional customers worldwide. Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The has a market cap of $37.2 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 5.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's earnings per share has not been good. Get the full Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Credit Suisse Group ( CS) is down $0.43 (-1.3%) to $32.09 on average volume. Thus far, 415,412 shares of Credit Suisse Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $31.94-$32.27 after having opened the day at $32.26 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $32.52.

Credit Suisse Group AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides various financial services to private, corporate, institutional, and government clients, as well as high-net-worth individuals worldwide. Credit Suisse Group has a market cap of $51.8 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 4.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Credit Suisse Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Credit Suisse Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full Credit Suisse Group Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Deutsche Bank ( DB) is down $1.29 (-2.5%) to $50.98 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Deutsche Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 875,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $50.74-$51.34 after having opened the day at $51.25 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $52.27.

Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft provides investment, financial, and related products and services worldwide. Deutsche Bank has a market cap of $53.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 158.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 8.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Deutsche Bank a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates 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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2. As of noon trading, UBS ( UBS) is down $0.12 (-0.6%) to $20.65 on average volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of UBS exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $20.61-$20.85 after having opened the day at $20.82 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $20.77.

UBS AG, a financial services firm, provides wealth management, asset management, and investment banking products and services worldwide. Its Wealth Management division provides financial services to high net worth individuals worldwide. UBS has a market cap of $79.8 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 7.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate UBS a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates UBS as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been poor profit margins. Get the full UBS Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Citigroup ( C) is down $0.28 (-0.5%) to $51.99 on average volume. Thus far, 12.6 million shares of Citigroup exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 21.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $51.85-$53.00 after having opened the day at $52.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $52.27.

Citigroup, Inc., a diversified financial services holding company, provides a range of financial products and services to consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Citicorp and Citi Holdings. Citigroup has a market cap of $158.5 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 0.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 15 analysts that rate Citigroup a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Citigroup as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, attractive valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Citigroup Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 5 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the banking industry could consider KBW Bank ETF ( KBE) while those bearish on the banking industry could consider ProShares Short KBW Regional Bankng ( KRS).

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