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 down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 72 points (-0.4%) at 16,500 as of Friday, April 4, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,273 issues advancing vs. 1,704 declining with 143 unchanged. The Financial sector currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.5%. Top gainers within the sector include Digital Realty ( DLR), up 2.6%, Woori Finance Holdings ( WF), up 2.4%, Shinhan Financial Group ( SHG), up 1.7%, Banco Santander Chile ( BSAC), up 1.6% and Ventas ( VTR), up 1.5%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include E*Trade Financial ( ETFC), down 7.7%, Financial Engines ( FNGN), down 7.1%, TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation ( AMTD), down 4.4%, Charles Schwab ( SCHW), down 4.4% and SVB Financial Group ( SIVB), down 3.1%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 3. Berkshire Hathaway ( BRK.A) is one of the companies pushing the Financial sector higher today. As of noon trading, Berkshire Hathaway is up $1,011.00 (0.5%) to $187,298.00 on light volume. Thus far, 124 shares of Berkshire Hathaway exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $186,635.51-$187,925.00 after having opened the day at $186,725.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $186,287.00. Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. Through its subsidiaries, the firm primarily engages in the insurance and reinsurance of property and casualty risks business. Berkshire Hathaway was founded in 1889 and is based in Omaha, Nebraska. Berkshire Hathaway has a market cap of $160.2 billion and is part of the insurance industry. Shares are up 4.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. TheStreet Ratings rates Berkshire Hathaway as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Berkshire Hathaway 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.