All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 179 points (1.1%) at 16,237 as of Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,904 issues advancing vs. 1,084 declining with 156 unchanged.

The Banking industry currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.8%. Top gainers within the industry include Banco Santander Brasil SA/Brazil ( BSBR), up 3.6%, HDFC Bank ( HDB), up 2.2%, Lloyds Banking Group ( LYG), up 1.1%, Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The ( RBS), up 1.0% and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group ( MTU), up 0.6%.

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

3. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce ( CM) is one of the companies pushing the Banking industry lower today. As of noon trading, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce is down $0.57 (-0.8%) to $70.92 on average volume. Thus far, 158,678 shares of Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 392,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $70.50-$72.40 after having opened the day at $71.94 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $71.49.

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Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, a diversified financial institution, provides various financial products and services to individuals and small businesses, and commercial, corporate, and institutional clients in Canada and internationally. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce has a market cap of $29.1 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.9. Shares are down 16.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations 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 Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Bank of Montreal ( BMO) is down $0.48 (-0.9%) to $51.46 on average volume. Thus far, 421,036 shares of Bank of Montreal exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 878,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $51.31-$52.56 after having opened the day at $52.34 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $51.94.

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Bank of Montreal offers various banking products and services in Canada, the United States, and internationally. Bank of Montreal has a market cap of $34.6 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.9. Shares are down 26.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are no analysts that rate Bank of Montreal a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Bank of Montreal as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Bank of Montreal Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Royal Bank Of Canada ( RY) is down $0.35 (-0.7%) to $53.61 on average volume. Thus far, 766,961 shares of Royal Bank Of Canada exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $53.42-$54.50 after having opened the day at $54.27 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $53.96.

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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 $80.2 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.9. Shares are down 21.9% 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 expanding profit margins, 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).