3 Stocks Boosting The Financial Sector Higher

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 4 points (0.0%) at 17,970 as of Thursday, June 25, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,139 issues advancing vs. 1,826 declining with 188 unchanged.

The Financial sector currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. Top gainers within the sector include Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The ( RBS), up 2.2%, Aflac ( AFL), up 1.7%, Sun Life Financial ( SLF), up 1.7%, Icahn ( IEP), up 1.2% and Bank of Montreal ( BMO), up 1.0%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include W P Carey ( WPC), down 2.3%, Shinhan Financial Group ( SHG), down 2.0%, Macerich ( MAC), down 1.9%, Duke Realty ( DRE), down 1.9% and Banco Santander Brasil SA/Brazil ( BSBR), down 1.8%.

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

3. Deutsche Bank ( DB) is one of the companies pushing the Financial sector higher today. As of noon trading, Deutsche Bank is up $0.60 (1.9%) to $31.78 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.5 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 $31.33-$31.87 after having opened the day at $31.62 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.18.

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Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft provides investment, financial, and related products and services worldwide. Its Corporate Banking & Securities division engages 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 $43.4 billion and is part of the banking industry. Shares are up 4.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Deutsche Bank a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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

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