Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 40 points (-0.2%) at 17,811 as of Thursday, May 26, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,440 issues advancing vs. 1,460 declining with 179 unchanged.

The Banking industry currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.0%. A company within the industry that fell today was Lloyds Banking Group ( LYG), up 1.6%.

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

3. Banco Santander (Brasil ( BSBR) is one of the companies pushing the Banking industry higher today. As of noon trading, Banco Santander (Brasil is up $0.08 (1.5%) to $5.04 on light volume. Thus far, 461,095 shares of Banco Santander (Brasil exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $4.97-$5.10 after having opened the day at $4.97 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $4.97.

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Banco Santander (Brasil) S.A. provides banking products and services in Brazil and internationally. It operates in two segments, Commercial Banking and Global Wholesale Banking. Banco Santander (Brasil has a market cap of $38.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 27.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are no analysts who rate Banco Santander (Brasil a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Banco Santander (Brasil as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins 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 Banco Santander (Brasil Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, UBS Group ( UBS) is up $0.08 (0.6%) to $15.50 on light volume. Thus far, 982,620 shares of UBS Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $15.48-$15.60 after having opened the day at $15.58 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $15.41.

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UBS Group AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial advice and solutions to private, institutional, and corporate clients worldwide. The company's Wealth Management division provides financial services to wealthy private clients. UBS Group has a market cap of $56.0 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 20.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are no analysts who rate UBS Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates UBS Group as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, weak operating cash flow, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full UBS Group Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Royal Bank of Canada ( RY) is up $0.53 (0.9%) to $61.42 on average volume. Thus far, 821,618 shares of Royal Bank of Canada exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $61.34-$62.02 after having opened the day at $61.73 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $60.89.

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Royal Bank of Canada, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified financial service company worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Personal & Commercial Banking; Wealth Management; Insurance; Investor & Treasury Services; and Capital Markets. Royal Bank of Canada has a market cap of $88.8 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 13.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 3 analysts who rate Royal Bank of Canada a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Royal Bank of Canada as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. 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 Royal Bank of Canada 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).