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Today's Top Performers In Services

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Two out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 3 points (0.0%) at 15,545 as of Thursday, July 25, 2013, 12:49 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,346 issues advancing vs. 1,602 declining with 83 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. Top gainers within the sector include CoStar Group ( CSGP), up 10.8%, Ingram Micro ( IM), up 7.5%, Visa ( V), up 4.5%, Canadian Pacific Railway ( CP), up 2.4% and Netflix ( NFLX), up 2.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include United Continental Holdings ( UAL), down 4.8%, Lowe's Companies ( LOW), down 1.9%, FedEx Corporation ( FDX), down 1.5%, Ryanair Holdings ( RYAAY), down 1.5% and Las Vegas Sands ( LVS), down 1.2%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector higher today:

5. Canadian National Railway ( CNI) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector higher today. As of noon trading, Canadian National Railway is up $0.94 (0.9%) to $100.26 on average volume. Thus far, 233,597 shares of Canadian National Railway exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 605,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $98.98-$100.35 after having opened the day at $99.25 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $99.32.

Canadian National Railway Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in rail and related transportation business in North America. Canadian National Railway has a market cap of $41.7 billion and is part of the transportation industry. Shares are up 8.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Canadian National Railway a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 16 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Canadian National Railway as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Canadian National Railway Ratings Report now.

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