One out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 28 points (0.2%) at 17,783 as of Friday, Oct. 30, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,543 issues advancing vs. 1,349 declining with 225 unchanged.

The Financial Services industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Credit Acceptance ( CACC), down 5.9%, Orix ( IX), down 4.2%, Total System Services ( TSS), down 2.5%, CIT Group ( CIT), down 2.2% and Springleaf Holdings ( LEAF), down 1.8%.

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

3. T. Rowe Price Group ( TROW) is one of the companies pushing the Financial Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, T. Rowe Price Group is up $0.42 (0.6%) to $75.80 on light volume. Thus far, 547,336 shares of T. Rowe Price Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $75.01-$75.87 after having opened the day at $75.36 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $75.38.

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T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. The firm provides its services to individuals, institutional investors, retirement plans, financial intermediaries, and institutions. T. Rowe Price Group has a market cap of $18.6 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 12.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate T. Rowe Price Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates T. Rowe Price Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full T. Rowe Price Group Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Franklin Resources ( BEN) is up $0.64 (1.6%) to $40.76 on average volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Franklin Resources exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $40.01-$40.78 after having opened the day at $40.17 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $40.11.

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Franklin Resources, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides its services to individuals, institutions, pension plans, trusts, and partnerships. Franklin Resources has a market cap of $24.2 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 27.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates Franklin Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Franklin Resources as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its expanding profit margins over time. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Franklin Resources Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, BlackRock ( BLK) is up $3.94 (1.1%) to $353.80 on average volume. Thus far, 492,933 shares of BlackRock exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 805,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $349.04-$354.11 after having opened the day at $351.26 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $349.86.

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BlackRock, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to institutional, intermediary, and individual investors. BlackRock has a market cap of $54.9 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 2.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 11 analysts who rate BlackRock a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates BlackRock as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full BlackRock 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 services industry could consider Financial Select Sector SPDR ( XLF) while those bearish on the financial services industry could consider Proshares Short Financials ( SEF).