All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 186 points (1.2%) at 15,852 as of Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,634 issues advancing vs. 1,393 declining with 136 unchanged.

The Banking industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.7%. Top gainers within the industry include Bank of Montreal ( BMO), up 2.5%, Fifth Third Bancorp ( FITB), up 2.4%, Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The ( RBS), up 2.1%, BB&T ( BBT), up 1.4% and State Street ( STT), up 1.2%.

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

3. Shinhan Financial Group ( SHG) is one of the companies pushing the Banking industry lower today. As of noon trading, Shinhan Financial Group is down $0.70 (-2.1%) to $32.89 on average volume. Thus far, 42,340 shares of Shinhan Financial Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 72,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $32.88-$33.52 after having opened the day at $33.43 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $33.59.

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Shinhan Financial Group Co., Ltd. provides various financial products and services in South Korea and internationally. Shinhan Financial Group has a market cap of $15.6 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.0, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.3. Shares are down 16.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Shinhan Financial Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Shinhan Financial Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. 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 Shinhan Financial Group Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, HDFC Bank ( HDB) is down $0.54 (-0.9%) to $56.65 on average volume. Thus far, 436,753 shares of HDFC Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 775,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $56.57-$58.80 after having opened the day at $58.20 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $57.19.

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HDFC Bank Limited provides a range of banking and financial services to individuals and businesses in India, Bahrain, Hong Kong, and Dubai. The company operates in Treasury, Retail Banking, Wholesale Banking, and Other Banking Business segments. HDFC Bank has a market cap of $47.4 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.0, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.3. Shares are up 12.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. 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 revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel its 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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1. As of noon trading, Royal Bank Of Canada ( RY) is down $1.14 (-2.1%) to $53.02 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.1 million shares of Royal Bank Of Canada exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $53.02-$55.57 after having opened the day at $55.37 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $54.16.

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Royal Bank of Canada, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified financial service company worldwide. The company operates through five segments: Personal & Commercial Banking, Wealth Management, Insurance, Investor & Treasury Services, and Capital Markets. Royal Bank Of Canada has a market cap of $77.0 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.3. Shares are down 21.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Royal Bank Of Canada a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Royal Bank Of Canada as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. 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 Royal Bank Of Canada 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).