Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 6 points (0.0%) at 17,753 as of Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,244 issues advancing vs. 1,682 declining with 165 unchanged.

The Banking industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include Banco Santander Brasil SA/Brazil ( BSBR), up 3.5%, and Royal Bank of Scotland Group (The ( RBS), up 0.5%. A company within the industry that fell today was Citigroup ( C), up 0.8%.

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 $0.36 (0.6%) to $58.50 on light volume. Thus far, 170,794 shares of HDFC Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 858,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $58.00-$58.58 after having opened the day at $58.58 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $58.14.

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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 $49.4 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 14.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. 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, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. 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, M&T Bank ( MTB) is up $1.70 (1.4%) to $125.20 on light volume. Thus far, 406,278 shares of M&T Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $123.57-$125.30 after having opened the day at $123.63 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $123.50.

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M&T Bank Corporation, a bank holding company, provides commercial and retail banking services. The company's Business Banking segment offers deposit, lending, cash management, and other financial services to small businesses and professionals. M&T Bank has a market cap of $16.5 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 1.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate M&T Bank a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates M&T Bank as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and reasonable valuation levels. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full M&T Bank Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, PNC Financial Services Group ( PNC) is up $0.50 (0.5%) to $95.80 on light volume. Thus far, 799,426 shares of PNC Financial Services Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $95.16-$96.06 after having opened the day at $95.99 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $95.30.

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The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States. PNC Financial Services Group has a market cap of $48.1 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 4.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate PNC Financial Services Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates PNC Financial Services Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full PNC Financial Services Group 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).