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 Services industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include FS Investment ( FSIC), down 4.0%, Visa ( V), down 0.8%, MasterCard ( MA), down 0.8%, Ameriprise Financial ( AMP), down 0.6% and Interactive Brokers Group ( IBKR), down 0.5%. Top gainers within the industry include LendingClub ( LC), up 3.0%, Ares Management ( ARES), up 2.8%, OneMain Holdings ( OMF), up 2.5%, Leucadia National ( LUK), up 2.0% and Blackstone Group ( BX), up 1.8%.

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

3. Affiliated Managers Group ( AMG) is one of the companies pushing the Financial Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Affiliated Managers Group is down $1.52 (-1.1%) to $142.66 on light volume. Thus far, 267,310 shares of Affiliated Managers Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 737,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $142.38-$144.83 after having opened the day at $144.05 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $144.18.

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Affiliated Managers Group, Inc., through its affiliates, operates as an asset management company providing investment management services to mutual funds, institutional clients, and high net worth individuals in the United States. It provides advisory or subadvisory services to mutual funds. Affiliated Managers Group has a market cap of $7.5 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 9.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Affiliated Managers Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Affiliated Managers Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full Affiliated Managers Group Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, T. Rowe Price Group ( TROW) is down $0.78 (-1.1%) to $70.62 on light volume. Thus far, 342,549 shares of T. Rowe Price Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $70.46-$71.48 after having opened the day at $71.40 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $71.40.

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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 $17.2 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 0.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate T. Rowe Price Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 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, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full T. Rowe Price Group Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, BlackRock ( BLK) is down $1.97 (-0.6%) to $320.60 on average volume. Thus far, 456,052 shares of BlackRock exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 959,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $318.40-$323.68 after having opened the day at $322.11 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $322.57.

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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 $51.8 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 5.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 11 analysts that 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, increase in net income, 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 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).