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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 60 points (0.4%) at 16,603 as of Friday, May 23, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,002 issues advancing vs. 938 declining with 179 unchanged.

The Banking industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. A company within the industry that fell today was Woori Finance Holdings ( WF), up 1.8%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

3. Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB de CV ( BSMX) is one of the companies pushing the Banking industry lower today. As of noon trading, Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB de CV is down $0.28 (-2.0%) to $13.83 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.8 million shares of Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB de CV exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $13.80-$14.14 after having opened the day at $14.08 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $14.11.

Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. provides various banking services in Mexico. The company's deposit products include current accounts, savings accounts, and time deposits, as well as certificates of interbank deposit. Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB de CV has a market cap of $19.2 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 3.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are no analysts that rate Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB de CV a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB de CV as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and deteriorating net income. Get the full Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB de CV Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Deutsche Bank ( DB) is down $0.66 (-1.6%) to $40.89 on average volume. Thus far, 1.0 million shares of Deutsche Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $40.79-$41.06 after having opened the day at $40.82 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $41.55.

Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft provides investment, financial, and related products and services worldwide. Its Corporate Banking & Securities division is engaged in selling, trading, and structuring a range of fixed income, equity, equity-linked, foreign exchange, and commodities products. Deutsche Bank has a market cap of $42.2 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 13.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Deutsche Bank a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Deutsche Bank as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Deutsche Bank Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, HDFC Bank ( HDB) is down $0.96 (-2.0%) to $45.84 on average volume. Thus far, 523,239 shares of HDFC Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $45.79-$46.47 after having opened the day at $46.32 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.80.

HDFC Bank Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides a range of financial products and services to individuals and businesses in India, as well as in Bahrain and Hong Kong. The company operates in four segments: Retail Banking, Wholesale Banking, Treasury, and Other Banking Operations. HDFC Bank has a market cap of $37.4 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 35.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate HDFC Bank a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates HDFC Bank as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has experienced relatively poor performance when compared with the S&P 500 during the past year. Get the full HDFC Bank Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the banking industry could consider KBW Bank ETF ( KBE) while those bearish on the banking industry could consider ProShares Short KBW Regional Bankng ( KRS).

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