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 37 points (0.2%) at 16,943 as of Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 12:45 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,468 issues advancing vs. 1,471 declining with 161 unchanged. The Financial Services industry currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. Top gainers within the industry include Janus Capital Group ( JNS), up 2.1%, American Capital ( ACAS), up 1.2%, Lazard ( LAZ), up 0.7% and MasterCard ( MA), up 0.6%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Apollo Global Management ( APO), down 3.6%, PHH ( PHH), down 3.5%, Waddell & Reed Financial ( WDR), down 3.1%, Nomura Holdings ( NMR), down 1.4% and LPL Financial Holdings ( LPLA), down 1.2%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. Franklin Resources ( BEN) is one of the companies pushing the Financial Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Franklin Resources is up $0.45 (0.8%) to $57.53 on average volume. Thus far, 708,416 shares of Franklin Resources exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $57.41-$58.13 after having opened the day at $57.43 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $57.08. Franklin Resources Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. The firm provides its services to individuals, institutions, pension plans, trusts, and partnerships. It manages, through its subsidiary, separate client-focused equity, fixed income, and balanced portfolios. Franklin Resources has a market cap of $36.2 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 1.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Franklin Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Franklin Resources as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Franklin Resources 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.