Two out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 0 points (0.0%) at 16,493 as of Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,626 issues advancing vs. 1,319 declining with 181 unchanged.

The Financial sector currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Blackstone Group ( BX), down 1.4%, CME Group ( CME), down 1.1%, MasterCard ( MA), down 0.7%, Simon Property Group ( SPG), down 0.6% and Prologis ( PLD), down 0.6%. Top gainers within the sector include Nomura Holdings ( NMR), up 3.5%, Orix ( IX), up 2.4%, Shinhan Financial Group ( SHG), up 2.5%, M&T Bank ( MTB), up 2.0% and Goldman Sachs Group ( GS), up 1.9%.

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

3. Deutsche Bank ( DB) is one of the companies pushing the Financial sector lower today. As of noon trading, Deutsche Bank is down $0.14 (-0.5%) to $29.35 on light volume. Thus far, 873,107 shares of Deutsche Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $29.24-$29.68 after having opened the day at $29.64 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $29.49.

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Deutsche Bank AG 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 $39.0 billion and is part of the banking industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.2. Shares are down 1.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that 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 weak operating cash flow. Get the full Deutsche Bank Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Macerich ( MAC) is down $0.76 (-1.0%) to $73.28 on light volume. Thus far, 230,354 shares of Macerich exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $73.18-$74.77 after having opened the day at $74.77 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $74.04.

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The Macerich Company is an independent real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. Macerich has a market cap of $11.7 billion and is part of the real estate industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.0, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.2. Shares are down 11.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Macerich a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Macerich as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Macerich Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Digital Realty ( DLR) is down $1.14 (-1.8%) to $62.18 on light volume. Thus far, 333,122 shares of Digital Realty exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $62.03-$63.63 after having opened the day at $63.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $63.32.

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Digital Realty Trust, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), through its controlling interest in Digital Realty Trust, L.P., engages in the ownership, acquisition, development, redevelopment, and management of technology-related real estate. Digital Realty has a market cap of $8.4 billion and is part of the real estate industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.2. Shares are down 4.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Digital Realty a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Digital Realty as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Digital Realty 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 sector could consider Financial Select Sector SPDR ( XLF) while those bearish on the financial sector could consider Proshares Short Financials ( SEF).