All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 32 points (0.2%) at 17,861 as of Friday, May 27, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,933 issues advancing vs. 985 declining with 172 unchanged.

The Financial sector currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Credicorp ( BAP), down 1.7%, Grupo Aval Acciones y Valores ( AVAL), down 1.3%, Banco Santander (Brasil ( BSBR), down 1.3% and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce ( CM), down 0.6%. Top gainers within the sector include LendingClub ( LC), up 12.8%, Blackstone Group ( BX), up 2.4%, Woori Bank ( WF), up 2.0%, Interactive Brokers Group ( IBKR), up 1.6% and Brookfield Asset Management ( BAM), up 1.4%.

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

3. BanColombia ( CIB) is one of the companies pushing the Financial sector lower today. As of noon trading, BanColombia is down $0.71 (-2.1%) to $33.47 on light volume. Thus far, 123,746 shares of BanColombia exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 392,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $33.41-$34.06 after having opened the day at $34.01 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $34.18.

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Bancolombia S.A. provides various banking products and services to individual, corporate, and government customers. BanColombia has a market cap of $8.1 billion and is part of the banking industry. Shares are up 27.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are no analysts that rate BanColombia a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates BanColombia as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full BanColombia Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Lloyds Banking Group ( LYG) is down $0.03 (-0.7%) to $4.30 on light volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Lloyds Banking Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $4.28-$4.33 after having opened the day at $4.31 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $4.33.

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Lloyds Banking Group plc provides banking and financial services to individual and business customers in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Retail, Commercial Banking, Consumer Finance, and Insurance. Lloyds Banking Group has a market cap of $78.6 billion and is part of the banking industry. Shares are down 0.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Lloyds Banking Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Lloyds Banking Group as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its expanding profit margins over time. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Lloyds Banking Group Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Bank of Montreal ( BMO) is down $0.67 (-1.0%) to $63.88 on average volume. Thus far, 399,370 shares of Bank of Montreal exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 586,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $63.88-$64.53 after having opened the day at $64.29 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $64.55.

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Bank of Montreal provides diversified financial services primarily in North America. Bank of Montreal has a market cap of $41.7 billion and is part of the banking industry. Shares are up 14.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Bank of Montreal a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 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, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Bank of Montreal 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).