3 Banking Stocks Moving The Industry Upward

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 12 points (0.1%) at 17,830 as of Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, 12:15 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,420 issues advancing vs. 1,510 declining with 216 unchanged.

The Banking industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. Top gainers within the industry include Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The ( RBS), up 2.2%, and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group ( MTU), up 0.4%.

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

3. Credit Suisse Group ( CS) is one of the companies pushing the Banking industry higher today. As of noon trading, Credit Suisse Group is up $0.23 (0.8%) to $27.14 on light volume. Thus far, 242,516 shares of Credit Suisse Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $27.07-$27.20 after having opened the day at $27.09 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $26.91.

STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.

Credit Suisse Group AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides various financial services to private, corporate, institutional, and government clients, as well as high-net-worth individuals worldwide. Credit Suisse Group has a market cap of $42.2 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 13.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Credit Suisse Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Credit Suisse Group as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Credit Suisse Group 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.

2. As of noon trading, Deutsche Bank ( DB) is up $0.61 (1.9%) to $32.41 on average volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of Deutsche Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $32.24-$32.46 after having opened the day at $32.38 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.80.

STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.

Deutsche Bank AG provides investment, financial, and related products and services worldwide. Its Corporate Banking & Securities division is engaged in selling, trading, and structuring a range of fixed income, equity, equity-linked, foreign exchange, and commodities products. Deutsche Bank has a market cap of $42.6 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 30.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Deutsche Bank a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Deutsche Bank as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Deutsche Bank 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.

1. As of noon trading, Toronto-Dominion Bank ( TD) is up $0.25 (0.5%) to $50.53 on light volume. Thus far, 299,293 shares of Toronto-Dominion Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $50.39-$50.67 after having opened the day at $50.45 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $50.28.

STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.

The Toronto-Dominion Bank, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial and banking services in North America and internationally. Toronto-Dominion Bank has a market cap of $93.4 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 6.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Toronto-Dominion Bank a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Toronto-Dominion Bank as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Toronto-Dominion Bank 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.

If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the banking industry could consider KBW Bank ETF ( KBE) while those bearish on the banking industry could consider ProShares Short KBW Regional Bankng ( KRS).

null

More from Markets

Apple and GE Switch Roles; Musk's Super Control of Tesla Explained -- ICYMI

Apple and GE Switch Roles; Musk's Super Control of Tesla Explained -- ICYMI

Trump May Be More to Blame For Higher Oil Prices Than OPEC

Trump May Be More to Blame For Higher Oil Prices Than OPEC

Dow Falls Over 200 Points as Apple's Slump Offsets Gains in General Electric

Dow Falls Over 200 Points as Apple's Slump Offsets Gains in General Electric

Week Ahead: Major Earnings on Tap as Wall Street Readies for Geopolitical Moves

Week Ahead: Major Earnings on Tap as Wall Street Readies for Geopolitical Moves

3 Hot Reads From TheStreet's Top Premium Columnists

3 Hot Reads From TheStreet's Top Premium Columnists