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 77 points (-0.5%) at 16,767 as of Thursday, June 12, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,294 issues advancing vs. 1,659 declining with 161 unchanged. The Financial sector currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Blackstone Group ( BX), down 2.0%, Aegon ( AEG), down 1.2%, UBS ( UBS), down 1.2%, Host Hotels & Resorts ( HST), down 1.0% and BB&T ( BBT), down 0.8%. Top gainers within the sector include Nomura Holdings ( NMR), up 2.8%, National Bank of Greece ( NBG), up 2.5%, HDFC Bank ( HDB), up 2.4%, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group ( MTU), up 1.9% and Banco Santander Chile ( BSAC), up 0.9%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 3. Allstate ( ALL) is one of the companies pushing the Financial sector lower today. As of noon trading, Allstate is down $0.33 (-0.6%) to $58.75 on light volume. Thus far, 800,263 shares of Allstate exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $58.58-$59.26 after having opened the day at $59.13 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $59.08. The Allstate Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides personal property and casualty insurance, life insurance, and retirement and investment products primarily in the United States. Allstate has a market cap of $25.7 billion and is part of the insurance industry. Shares are up 8.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Allstate a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Allstate as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Allstate Ratings Report now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.