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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 Financial Services industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Leucadia National ( LUK), down 1.1%, and Orix ( IX), down 0.9%.

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

3. Eaton Vance ( EV) is one of the companies pushing the Financial Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Eaton Vance is up $0.99 (2.4%) to $43.00 on average volume. Thus far, 681,254 shares of Eaton Vance exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 956,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $41.88-$45.03 after having opened the day at $44.86 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $42.01.

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Eaton Vance Corp., through its subsidiaries, engages in the creation, marketing, and management of investment funds in the United States. It also provides investment management and counseling services to institutions and individuals. Eaton Vance has a market cap of $4.9 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 1.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates Eaton Vance a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Eaton Vance as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Eaton Vance Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, MasterCard ( MA) is up $1.55 (1.8%) to $86.54 on average volume. Thus far, 2.6 million shares of MasterCard exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $85.08-$86.74 after having opened the day at $85.08 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $84.99.

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MasterCard Incorporated provides transaction processing and other payment-related services in the United States and internationally. It facilitates the processing of payment transactions, including authorization, clearing, and settlement, as well as delivers related products and services. MasterCard has a market cap of $94.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 1.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 17 analysts who rate MasterCard a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates MasterCard as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full MasterCard Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Visa ( V) is up $2.99 (1.2%) to $257.61 on light volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Visa exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $254.82-$258.00 after having opened the day at $255.36 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $254.62.

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Visa Inc., a payments technology company, operates as a retail electronic payments network worldwide. The company facilitates commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses, and government entities. Visa has a market cap of $125.8 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 14.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 20 analysts who rate Visa a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Visa as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Visa 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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