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 15 points (-0.1%) at 17,673 as of Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, 12:10 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 967 issues advancing vs. 1,986 declining with 177 unchanged. The Financial Services industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Springleaf Holdings ( LEAF), down 2.8%, Credit Acceptance ( CACC), down 1.8%, E*Trade Financial ( ETFC), down 1.9%, Eaton Vance ( EV), down 1.2% and Total System Services ( TSS), down 1.7%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. Nomura Holdings ( NMR) is one of the companies pushing the Financial Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Nomura Holdings is up $0.06 (1.1%) to $6.20 on light volume. Thus far, 85,919 shares of Nomura Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 383,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $6.18-$6.21 after having opened the day at $6.19 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $6.13. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more. 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 $22.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 21.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates Nomura Holdings a buy, no analysts rate 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, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins 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.