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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 44 points (-0.2%) at 17,781 as of Monday, Feb. 9, 2015, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,569 issues advancing vs. 1,401 declining with 177 unchanged.

The Banking industry currently sits down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. A company within the industry that fell today was Shinhan Financial Group ( SHG), up 2.5%.

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

3. Lloyds Banking Group ( LYG) is one of the companies pushing the Banking industry lower today. As of noon trading, Lloyds Banking Group is down $0.03 (-0.7%) to $4.55 on light volume. Thus far, 501,375 shares of Lloyds Banking Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $4.52-$4.56 after having opened the day at $4.53 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $4.58.

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Lloyds Banking Group plc provides a range of banking and financial services to individuals and businesses in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through four segments: Retail; Commercial Banking; Wealth, Asset Finance, and International; and Insurance. Lloyds Banking Group has a market cap of $82.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 1.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Lloyds Banking Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Lloyds Banking 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 expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full Lloyds Banking Group Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB de CV ( BSMX) is down $0.16 (-1.4%) to $11.11 on light volume. Thus far, 283,044 shares of Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB de CV exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $11.08-$11.26 after having opened the day at $11.21 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $11.27.

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Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico, S.A.B. de C.V. provides various banking services in Mexico. The company's deposit products include current accounts, savings accounts, and time deposits, as well as certificates of interbank deposit. Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB de CV has a market cap of $15.9 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 8.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB de CV a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB de CV as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and premium valuation. Get the full Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB de CV Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, HDFC Bank ( HDB) is down $0.54 (-0.9%) to $56.37 on average volume. Thus far, 726,969 shares of HDFC Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $55.72-$56.73 after having opened the day at $56.21 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.91.

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HDFC Bank Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides a range of banking and financial services to individuals and businesses in India, as well as in Bahrain and Hong Kong. The company operates in four segments: Retail Banking, Wholesale Banking, Treasury, and Other Banking Operations. HDFC Bank has a market cap of $46.5 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 12.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate HDFC Bank a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates HDFC Bank as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth 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 HDFC Bank 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 banking industry could consider KBW Bank ETF ( KBE) while those bearish on the banking industry could consider ProShares Short KBW Regional Bankng ( KRS).

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