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 73 points (0.4%) at 16,911 as of Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,966 issues advancing vs. 988 declining with 181 unchanged. The Banking industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. Royal Bank Of Canada ( RY) is one of the companies pushing the Banking industry higher today. As of noon trading, Royal Bank Of Canada is up $0.78 (1.1%) to $74.66 on heavy volume. Thus far, 404,859 shares of Royal Bank Of Canada exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 407,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $73.82-$74.82 after having opened the day at $74.08 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $73.88. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. 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 $105.7 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 9.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 4 analysts who 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 expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's earnings per share has not been good. Get the full Royal Bank Of Canada 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.