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 18 points (-0.1%) at 15,776 as of Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,409 issues advancing vs. 1,532 declining with 144 unchanged. The Financial Services industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include CIT Group ( CIT), down 0.9%, and Nomura Holdings ( NMR), down 0.7%. Top gainers within the industry include LPL Financial Holdings ( LPLA), up 2.8%, KKR ( KKR), up 2.1%, Apollo Global Management ( APO), up 1.8% and CBOE Holdings ( CBOE), up 1.5%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 5. Principal Financial Group ( PFG) is one of the companies pushing the Financial Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Principal Financial Group is down $0.61 (-1.4%) to $42.88 on light volume. Thus far, 207,240 shares of Principal Financial Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $42.83-$43.51 after having opened the day at $43.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.49. Principal Financial Group, Inc. provides retirement savings, investment, and insurance products and services. It operates in four segments: Retirement and Investor Services, Principal Global Investors, Principal International, and U.S. Insurance Solutions. Principal Financial Group has a market cap of $12.6 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 11.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Principal Financial Group a buy, 5 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Principal Financial Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Principal Financial Group Ratings Report now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.