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. Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 57 points (-0.3%) at 16,357 as of Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,698 issues advancing vs. 1,213 declining with 185 unchanged. The Financial Services industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include WisdomTree Investments ( WETF), up 2.0%, LPL Financial Holdings ( LPLA), up 1.7%, MasterCard Incorporated ( MA), up 1.6%, CBOE Holdings ( CBOE), up 1.2% and Equifax ( EFX), up 1.2%. A company within the industry that fell today was Nomura Holdings ( NMR), up 0.5%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 5. Legg Mason ( LM) is one of the companies pushing the Financial Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Legg Mason is up $0.51 (1.1%) to $44.71 on light volume. Thus far, 404,417 shares of Legg Mason exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $44.43-$44.75 after having opened the day at $44.43 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.20. Legg Mason, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. The firm through its subsidiaries provides investment management and related services to institutional and individual clients, company-sponsored mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles. Legg Mason, Inc. Legg Mason has a market cap of $5.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 1.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 3 analysts who rate Legg Mason a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Legg Mason as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Legg Mason 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.