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All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 73 points (0.4%) at 18,111 as of Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,816 issues advancing vs. 1,128 declining with 194 unchanged.

The Health Services industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include

Waters

(

WAT

), up 4.2%,

Universal Health Services

(

UHS

), up 1.3% and

Becton Dickinson

(

BDX

), up 0.6%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

MSA Safety Incorporated

(

MSA

), down 6.3%, and

Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA

(

FMS

), down 2.7%.

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

3.

Anthem

(

ANTM

) is one of the companies pushing the Health Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Anthem is up $1.72 (1.1%) to $152.74 on average volume. Thus far, 951,990 shares of Anthem exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $149.19-$152.93 after having opened the day at $150.15 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $151.02.

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Anthem, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a health benefits company in the United States. It operates through three segments: Commercial and Specialty Business, Government Business, and Other. Anthem has a market cap of $41.0 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are up 22.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 8 analysts who rate Anthem a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Anthem

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Anthem Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

CVS Health

(

CVS

) is up $0.58 (0.6%) to $101.80 on average volume. Thus far, 2.1 million shares of CVS Health exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $100.74-$101.93 after having opened the day at $101.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $101.22.

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CVS Health Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated pharmacy health care services in the United States. The company operates through Pharmacy Services and Retail Pharmacy segments. CVS Health has a market cap of $115.3 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are up 5.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 17 analysts who rate CVS Health a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

CVS Health

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

CVS Health Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

UnitedHealth Group

(

UNH

) is up $0.92 (0.8%) to $117.16 on average volume. Thus far, 2.2 million shares of UnitedHealth Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $114.28-$117.36 after having opened the day at $116.89 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $116.24.

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UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health and well-being company in the United States. UnitedHealth Group has a market cap of $112.9 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are up 17.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 14 analysts who rate UnitedHealth Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

UnitedHealth Group

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

UnitedHealth Group 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 health services industry could consider

Health Care Select Sector SPDR

(

XLV

) while those bearish on the health services industry could consider

ProShares Ultra Short Health Care

(

RXD

).

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