All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 94 points (0.5%) at 17,814 as of Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,841 issues advancing vs. 1,103 declining with 158 unchanged.

The Financial Services industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.5%.

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

3. CBOE Holdings ( CBOE) is one of the companies pushing the Financial Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, CBOE Holdings is down $2.12 (-2.9%) to $70.09 on heavy volume. Thus far, 538,387 shares of CBOE Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 600,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $69.19-$71.25 after having opened the day at $71.25 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $72.21.

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CBOE Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an options exchange and creator of listed options in the United States. CBOE Holdings has a market cap of $6.0 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 13.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate CBOE Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CBOE Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. 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 CBOE Holdings Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, CIT Group ( CIT) is down $0.45 (-1.1%) to $42.51 on light volume. Thus far, 580,508 shares of CIT Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $42.27-$43.08 after having opened the day at $42.90 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $42.96.

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CIT Group Inc. operates as the holding company for CIT bank that provides commercial financing and leasing products; and a suite of savings options in the United States. CIT Group has a market cap of $8.6 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 10.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate CIT Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CIT Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full CIT Group Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, State Street ( STT) is down $0.54 (-0.7%) to $72.04 on light volume. Thus far, 722,588 shares of State Street exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $71.98-$73.27 after having opened the day at $72.78 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $72.58.

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State Street Corporation provides a range of financial products and services to institutional investors worldwide. State Street has a market cap of $29.4 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 7.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate State Street a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates State Street as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full State Street 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).