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TRI, CSC And PCLN, 3 Diversified Services Stocks Pushing The Industry Lower

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 67 points (0.4%) at 16,436 as of Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,992 issues advancing vs. 961 declining with 169 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits up 0.8% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. Top gainers within the industry include Education Management ( EDMC), up 56.2%, HMS Holdings ( HMSY), up 11.3%, Air Lease ( AL), up 4.7%, Maximus ( MMS), up 3.5% and AerCap Holdings ( AER), up 2.4%.

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

3. Thomson Reuters ( TRI) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Thomson Reuters is down $0.22 (-0.6%) to $37.11 on light volume. Thus far, 185,013 shares of Thomson Reuters exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 751,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $37.05-$37.39 after having opened the day at $37.35 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $37.33.

Thomson Reuters Corporation provides intelligent information for businesses and professionals worldwide. The company sells electronic content and services to professionals, primarily on a subscription basis. Thomson Reuters has a market cap of $30.0 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 1.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Thomson Reuters a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Thomson Reuters as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, increase in stock price during the past year and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Thomson Reuters Ratings Report now.

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