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 sector currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Credicorp ( BAP), down 2.0%, Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB de CV ( BSMX), down 1.7%, TD Ameritrade ( AMTD), down 1.6%, Plum Creek Timber ( PCL), down 1.4% and HDFC Bank ( HDB), down 1.4%. Top gainers within the sector include Bbva Banco FrancesS.A ( BFR), up 6.0%, Zillow ( Z), up 2.9%, Woori Finance Holdings ( WF), up 2.1%, Deutsche Bank ( DB), up 1.9% and KB Financial Group ( KB), up 1.7%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 3. Nomura Holdings ( NMR) is one of the companies pushing the Financial sector lower today. As of noon trading, Nomura Holdings is down $0.10 (-1.4%) to $6.85 on light volume. Thus far, 97,747 shares of Nomura Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 701,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $6.83-$6.87 after having opened the day at $6.85 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $6.95. Nomura Holdings, Inc. provides various financial services to individuals, corporations, financial institutions, governments, and governmental agencies worldwide. The company operates through three divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale. Nomura Holdings has a market cap of $26.5 billion and is part of the financial services industry. Shares are down 10.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Nomura Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Nomura Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Nomura Holdings 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.