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3 Stocks Pushing The Diversified Services Industry 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 96 points (-0.6%) at 16,467 as of Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 828 issues advancing vs. 2,201 declining with 119 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits down 0.9% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.6%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Altisource Portfolio Solutions ( ASPS), down 4.9%, Financial Engines ( FNGN), down 4.1%, AthenaHealth ( ATHN), down 3.6%, New Oriental Education & Technology Group I ( EDU), down 2.6% and Fleetcor Technologies ( FLT), down 2.5%.

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

3. YY ( YY) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, YY is down $1.85 (-2.4%) to $75.47 on average volume. Thus far, 859,905 shares of YY exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $74.21-$78.00 after having opened the day at $75.65 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $77.32.

YY Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates an online social platform in the People's Republic of China. YY has a market cap of $4.4 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 53.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate YY a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates YY as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, robust revenue growth and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including premium valuation and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full YY Ratings Report now.

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