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 up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 31 points (0.2%) at 16,439 as of Monday, April 21, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,695 issues advancing vs. 1,308 declining with 151 unchanged. The Financial sector currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the sector include Zillow ( Z), up 7.3%, CoStar Group ( CSGP), up 3.1%, SunTrust Banks ( STI), up 1.8%, Orix Corporation ( IX), up 1.7% and Western Union Company ( WU), up 1.4%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include MoneyGram International ( MGI), down 14.5%, National Bank of Greece ( NBG), down 2.5%, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group ( MTU), down 1.8%, Nomura Holdings ( NMR), down 1.3% and Macerich Company ( MAC), down 1.1%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today: 3. Apollo Global Management ( APO) is one of the companies pushing the Financial sector higher today. As of noon trading, Apollo Global Management is up $0.89 (3.1%) to $29.20 on average volume. Thus far, 617,496 shares of Apollo Global Management exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $28.32-$29.35 after having opened the day at $28.40 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.31. Apollo Global Management, LLC is a publicly owned investment manager. It primarily provides its services to endowment and sovereign wealth funds, as well as other institutional and individual investors. The firm manages client focused portfolios. Apollo Global Management has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the financial services industry. Shares are down 10.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 8 analysts who rate Apollo Global Management a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Apollo Global Management as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Apollo Global Management 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.