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 56 points (-0.3%) at 15,939 as of Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,598 issues advancing vs. 1,323 declining with 154 unchanged. The Financial sector currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. Top gainers within the sector include Bbva Banco FrancesS.A ( BFR), up 9.2%, AllianceBernstein Holding L.P ( AB), up 4.1%, Nationstar Mortgage Holdings ( NSM), up 3.9%, Zillow ( Z), up 3.1% and Protective Life ( PL), up 3.0%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Willis Group Holdings ( WSH), down 3.2%, Nomura Holdings ( NMR), down 1.7%, Federal Realty Investment ( FRT), down 1.5%, SunTrust Banks ( STI), down 1.3% and Travelers Companies ( TRV), down 1.0%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 5. Western Union Company ( WU) is one of the companies pushing the Financial sector higher today. As of noon trading, Western Union Company is up $0.38 (2.4%) to $16.26 on heavy volume. Thus far, 9.4 million shares of Western Union Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $16.15-$16.99 after having opened the day at $16.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $15.88. The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business, and Business Solutions. The Consumer-to-Consumer segment offers cash money transfer services involving walk-in agent locations. Western Union Company has a market cap of $8.6 billion and is part of the financial services industry. Shares are down 7.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate Western Union Company a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Western Union Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Western Union Company 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.