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 down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 32 points (-0.2%) at 17,036 as of Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,537 issues advancing vs. 1,470 declining with 140 unchanged. The Financial Services industry currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include Legg Mason ( LM), up 1.6%, HD Supply Holdings ( HDS), up 1.3% and Goldman Sachs Group ( GS), up 0.8%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Orix ( IX), down 1.8%, Western Union ( WU), down 0.7% and Visa ( V), down 0.5%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. State Street ( STT) is one of the companies pushing the Financial Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, State Street is up $0.58 (0.8%) to $72.77 on average volume. Thus far, 834,864 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 $71.80-$72.91 after having opened the day at $71.80 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $72.19. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. State Street Corporation provides various financial services and products to institutional investors worldwide. State Street has a market cap of $30.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 1.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 7 analysts who 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.