All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 18 points (-0.1%) at 16,848 as of Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,599 issues advancing vs. 1,307 declining with 169 unchanged.

The Financial sector currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include CBRE Group ( CBG), down 3.0%, Brookfield Asset Management ( BAM), down 2.5%, Equinix ( EQIX), down 2.1%, Royal Bank Of Canada ( RY), down 1.1% and Bank of Nova Scotia ( BNS), down 0.9%. Top gainers within the sector include Icahn ( IEP), up 5.1%, Credit Suisse Group ( CS), up 4.6%, Grupo Financiero Santander Mexico SAB de CV ( BSMX), up 4.0%, Banco Santander Brasil SA/Brazil ( BSBR), up 3.3% and KeyCorp ( KEY), up 3.2%.

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

3. Bank of Montreal ( BMO) is one of the companies pushing the Financial sector lower today. As of noon trading, Bank of Montreal is down $0.74 (-1.3%) to $55.85 on light volume. Thus far, 262,200 shares of Bank of Montreal exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 824,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $55.52-$56.74 after having opened the day at $56.26 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.59.

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Bank of Montreal provides diversified financial services primarily in North America. Bank of Montreal has a market cap of $35.4 billion and is part of the banking industry. Shares are up 0.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Bank of Montreal a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Bank of Montreal as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Bank of Montreal Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Toronto-Dominion Bank ( TD) is down $0.38 (-0.9%) to $39.38 on light volume. Thus far, 650,442 shares of Toronto-Dominion Bank exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $39.05-$39.76 after having opened the day at $39.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $39.75.

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The Toronto-Dominion Bank, together with its subsidiaries, provides various banking products and financial services worldwide. The company operates through Canadian Retail, U.S. Retail, and Wholesale Banking segments. Toronto-Dominion Bank has a market cap of $71.8 billion and is part of the banking industry. Shares are up 1.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Toronto-Dominion Bank a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Toronto-Dominion Bank as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Toronto-Dominion Bank Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Berkshire Hathaway Inc B ( BRK.B) is down $0.69 (-0.5%) to $136.25 on light volume. Thus far, 1.5 million shares of Berkshire Hathaway Inc B exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $136.07-$137.15 after having opened the day at $136.98 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $136.94.

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Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. Through its subsidiaries, the firm primarily engages in the insurance and reinsurance of property and casualty risks business. Berkshire Hathaway was founded in 1889 and is based in Omaha, Nebraska. Berkshire Hathaway Inc B has a market cap of $329.1 billion and is part of the insurance industry. Shares are up 3.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Berkshire Hathaway Inc B as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, attractive valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Berkshire Hathaway Inc B 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).