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. One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 15 points (0.1%) at 17,122 as of Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,632 issues advancing vs. 1,319 declining with 192 unchanged. The Financial Services industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include CBOE Holdings ( CBOE), down 2.1%, Waddell & Reed Financial ( WDR), down 1.8%, Total System Services ( TSS), down 1.5%, Raymond James Financial ( RJF), down 1.2% and BlackRock ( BLK), down 1.1%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today: 3. State Street ( STT) is one of the companies pushing the Financial Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, State Street is down $0.55 (-0.8%) to $71.65 on light volume. Thus far, 382,825 shares of State Street exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $71.65-$72.30 after having opened the day at $72.20 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $72.20. State Street Corporation provides various financial services and products to institutional investors worldwide. State Street has a market cap of $30.4 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 1.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate State Street a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates State Street as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full State Street 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.