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Two out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 14 points (-0.1%) at 17,796 as of Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, 1:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,731 issues advancing vs. 1,243 declining with 202 unchanged.

The Financial Services industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include Altisource Asset Management ( AAMC), up 4.5%, Noah Holdings ( NOAH), up 5.0%, Och-Ziff Capital Management Group ( OZM), up 2.2%, MarketAxess Holdings ( MKTX), up 1.9% and AllianceBernstein Holding L.P ( AB), up 1.6%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

3. Navient ( NAVI) is one of the companies pushing the Financial Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Navient is down $0.28 (-1.3%) to $20.90 on average volume. Thus far, 881,339 shares of Navient exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $20.89-$21.32 after having opened the day at $21.18 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $21.18.

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Navient Corporation provides financial products and services focusing on the education sector. The company's Consumer Lending segment originates, acquires, finances, and services private education loans. Navient has a market cap of $8.5 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are unchanged year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Navient a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Navient as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full Navient Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, CIT Group ( CIT) is down $0.39 (-0.8%) to $49.06 on light volume. Thus far, 275,587 shares of CIT Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $48.88-$49.71 after having opened the day at $49.58 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $49.45.

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CIT Group Inc. operates as the holding company for CIT bank that provides commercial financing and leasing products; and a suite of savings options in the United States. CIT Group has a market cap of $9.0 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 5.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate CIT Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CIT Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that we feel that the company's cash flow from its operations has been weak overall. Get the full CIT Group Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, KKR ( KKR) is down $0.28 (-1.2%) to $22.60 on average volume. Thus far, 1.7 million shares of KKR exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $22.57-$23.03 after having opened the day at $22.94 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $22.88.

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Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. is a private equity and real estate investment firm specializing in direct and fund of fund investments. KKR has a market cap of $9.8 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 6.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate KKR a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates KKR as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full KKR Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the financial services industry could consider Financial Select Sector SPDR ( XLF) while those bearish on the financial services industry could consider Proshares Short Financials ( SEF).

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