Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 23 points (-0.1%) at 15,979 as of Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,349 issues advancing vs. 1,636 declining with 166 unchanged.

The Banking industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%.

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

3. HDFC Bank ( HDB) is one of the companies pushing the Banking industry higher today. As of noon trading, HDFC Bank is up $1.48 (2.5%) to $59.65 on average volume. Thus far, 436,546 shares of HDFC Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 790,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $59.19-$60.11 after having opened the day at $59.32 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $58.17.

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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 $50.6 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.4. Shares are up 14.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts who 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, increase in net income, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins 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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2. As of noon trading, ING Groep N.V ( ING) is up $0.10 (0.7%) to $13.93 on average volume. Thus far, 2.5 million shares of ING Groep N.V exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $13.84-$14.04 after having opened the day at $13.94 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $13.83.

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ING Groep N.V., a financial institution, provides banking products and services to individuals, small and medium enterprises, and mid-corporates. It operates through Retail Netherlands; Retail Belgium; Retail Germany; Retail Rest of World; and Commercial Banking segments. ING Groep N.V has a market cap of $55.1 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.4. Shares are up 6.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate ING Groep N.V a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates ING Groep N.V as a sell. The area that we feel has been the company's primary weakness has been its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full ING Groep N.V Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Deutsche Bank ( DB) is up $0.18 (0.7%) to $26.39 on average volume. Thus far, 1.6 million 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 $26.04-$26.56 after having opened the day at $26.28 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $26.21.

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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 $37.8 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 24.4. Shares are down 12.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. 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 weak operating cash flow. Get the full Deutsche 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).