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5 Stocks Pushing The Services Sector Lower

Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.

All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 119 points (-0.8%) at 14,828 as of Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 582 issues advancing vs. 2,376 declining with 94 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits down 1.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 1.0%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include United Continental Holdings ( UAL), down 8.0%, Delta Air Lines ( DAL), down 6.3%, Alaska Air Group ( ALK), down 5.5%, GameStop ( GME), down 3.9% and Royal Caribbean Cruises ( RCL), down 3.7%.

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

5. United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B ( UPS) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B is down $1.38 (-1.6%) to $85.82 on average volume. Thus far, 1.4 million shares of United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $85.60-$86.57 after having opened the day at $86.47 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $87.20.

United Parcel Service, Inc., a package delivery company, provides transportation, logistics, and financial services in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: U.S. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain and Freight. The U.S. United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B has a market cap of $62.9 billion and is part of the transportation industry. Shares are up 18.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B Ratings Report now.

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