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 22 points (0.1%) at 17,036 as of Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,316 issues advancing vs. 1,661 declining with 150 unchanged. The Financial sector currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include AvalonBay Communities ( AVB), down 3.2%, Equity Residential ( EQR), down 3.1%, UDR ( UDR), down 2.4%, Essex Property ( ESS), down 1.8% and Orix ( IX), down 1.8%. Top gainers within the sector include KeyCorp ( KEY), up 2.2%, Regions Financial ( RF), up 2.1%, Fifth Third Bancorp ( FITB), up 1.6%, Charles Schwab ( SCHW), up 1.5% and Visa ( V), up 1.4%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today: 3. Public Storage ( PSA) is one of the companies pushing the Financial sector lower today. As of noon trading, Public Storage is down $2.22 (-1.3%) to $173.01 on average volume. Thus far, 196,853 shares of Public Storage exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 491,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $172.69-$174.78 after having opened the day at $174.77 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $175.23. Public Storage is an equity real estate investment trust. It engages in the acquisition, development, ownership, and operation of self-storage facilities in the United States and Europe. Public Storage has a market cap of $30.4 billion and is part of the real estate industry. Shares are up 16.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Public Storage a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Public Storage as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Public Storage 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.