3 Stocks Pushing The Banking Industry Lower

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One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 16 points (0.1%) at 16,733 as of Monday, June 2, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,394 issues advancing vs. 1,564 declining with 187 unchanged.

The Banking industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Credit Suisse Group ( CS), down 0.7%, and Lloyds Banking Group ( LYG), down 0.6%.

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

3. Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The ( RBS) is one of the companies pushing the Banking industry lower today. As of noon trading, Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The is down $0.10 (-0.9%) to $11.47 on light volume. Thus far, 257,382 shares of Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 943,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $11.46-$11.60 after having opened the day at $11.59 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $11.57.

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, through its subsidiaries, provides banking and financial products and services to personal, commercial, corporate, and institutional customers worldwide. Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The has a market cap of $65.0 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 2.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been an overall disappointing return on equity. Get the full Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Royal Bank Of Canada ( RY) is down $0.35 (-0.5%) to $68.47 on average volume. Thus far, 144,403 shares of Royal Bank Of Canada exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 365,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $68.38-$68.95 after having opened the day at $68.90 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $68.82.

Royal Bank of Canada, a diversified financial service company, provides personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor, and capital markets products and services worldwide. Royal Bank Of Canada has a market cap of $99.5 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 2.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Royal Bank Of Canada a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Royal Bank Of Canada as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full Royal Bank Of Canada Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Deutsche Bank ( DB) is down $0.28 (-0.7%) to $40.25 on light volume. Thus far, 443,140 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 $40.17-$40.51 after having opened the day at $40.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $40.53.

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 $41.8 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 16.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. 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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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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