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All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 28.64 points (-0.2%) at 16,839 as of Thursday, June 26, 2014, 3:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,444 issues advancing vs. 1,544 declining with 166 unchanged.

The Services sector as a whole closed the day down 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which was down 0.1%. Top gainers within the Services sector included

Birks Group

(

BGI

), up 1.7%,

Haverty Furniture Companies

(

HVT.A

), up 2.0%,

Spar Group

(

SGRP

), up 17.0%,

RLJ Entertainment

(

RLJE

), up 3.3% and

Command Security

(

MOC

), up 7.5%.

TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today:

Command Security

(

MOC

) is one of the companies that pushed the Services sector higher today. Command Security was up $0.14 (7.5%) to $2.00 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 61,843 shares of Command Security exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 10,300 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $1.85-$2.18 after having opened the day at $1.85 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $1.86.

Command Security Corporation provides uniformed security officers and aviation security services to commercial, financial, industrial, aviation, and governmental customers in the United States. The company operates through Security and Aviation Safeguards divisions. Command Security has a market cap of $17.6 million and is part of the transportation industry. Shares are down 9.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are no analysts who rate Command Security a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Command Security as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins.

Highlights from TheStreet Ratings analysis on MOC go as follows:

  • The net income growth from the same quarter one year ago has significantly exceeded that of the S&P 500 and the Commercial Services & Supplies industry. The net income increased by 64.6% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, rising from $0.35 million to $0.58 million.
  • Despite its growing revenue, the company underperformed as compared with the industry average of 3.9%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues slightly increased by 3.9%. This growth in revenue appears to have trickled down to the company's bottom line, improving the earnings per share.
  • COMMAND SECURITY CORP reported significant earnings per share improvement in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. The company has demonstrated a pattern of positive earnings per share growth over the past year. During the past fiscal year, COMMAND SECURITY CORP increased its bottom line by earning $0.04 versus $0.01 in the prior year.
  • The gross profit margin for COMMAND SECURITY CORP is currently extremely low, coming in at 14.22%. Regardless of MOC's low profit margin, it has managed to increase from the same period last year. Despite the mixed results of the gross profit margin, the net profit margin of 1.43% trails the industry average.
  • Net operating cash flow has significantly decreased to $0.34 million or 78.45% when compared to the same quarter last year. In addition, when comparing to the industry average, the firm's growth rate is much lower.

You can view the full analysis from the report here:

Command Security Ratings Report

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At the close,

RLJ Entertainment

(

RLJE

) was up $0.12 (3.3%) to $3.77 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 11,096 shares of RLJ Entertainment exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4,900 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $3.62-$3.84 after having opened the day at $3.84 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $3.65.

RLJ Entertainment, Inc., an entertainment company, acquires content rights in British episodic mystery and drama, urban programming, and full-length motion pictures. It operates through three segments: Intellectual Property Licensing, Wholesale, and Direct-to-Consumer. RLJ Entertainment has a market cap of $47.7 million and is part of the transportation industry. Shares are down 23.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are no analysts who rate RLJ Entertainment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Ratings rates RLJ Entertainment as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself.

Highlights from TheStreet Ratings analysis on RLJE go as follows:

  • RLJ ENTERTAINMENT INC has experienced a steep decline in earnings per share in the most recent quarter in comparison to its performance from the same quarter a year ago. The company has reported a trend of declining earnings per share over the past two years. During the past fiscal year, RLJ ENTERTAINMENT INC reported poor results of -$2.30 versus -$0.49 in the prior year.
  • The company, on the basis of change in net income from the same quarter one year ago, has significantly underperformed when compared to that of the S&P 500 and the Media industry. The net income has significantly decreased by 183.1% when compared to the same quarter one year ago, falling from -$3.56 million to -$10.07 million.
  • Return on equity has greatly decreased when compared to its ROE from the same quarter one year prior. This is a signal of major weakness within the corporation. Compared to other companies in the Media industry and the overall market, RLJ ENTERTAINMENT INC's return on equity significantly trails that of both the industry average and the S&P 500.
  • The gross profit margin for RLJ ENTERTAINMENT INC is rather low; currently it is at 20.04%. It has decreased significantly from the same period last year. Along with this, the net profit margin of -33.26% is significantly below that of the industry average.
  • The share price of RLJ ENTERTAINMENT INC has not done very well: it is down 7.80% and has underperformed the S&P 500, in part reflecting the company's sharply declining earnings per share when compared to the year-earlier quarter. The fact that the stock is now selling for less than others in its industry in relation to its current earnings is not reason enough to justify a buy rating at this time.

You can view the full analysis from the report here:

RLJ Entertainment Ratings Report

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Spar Group

(

SGRP

) was another company that pushed the Services sector higher today. Spar Group was up $0.24 (17.0%) to $1.65 on light volume. Throughout the day, 1,100 shares of Spar Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7,800 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $1.42-$1.65 after having opened the day at $1.54 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $1.41.

SPAR Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides merchandising and other marketing services worldwide. Spar Group has a market cap of $30.4 million and is part of the transportation industry. Shares are down 28.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are no analysts who rate Spar Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Spar Group as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow.

Highlights from TheStreet Ratings analysis on SGRP go as follows:

  • Despite its growing revenue, the company underperformed as compared with the industry average of 14.6%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues rose by 12.2%. This growth in revenue does not appear to have trickled down to the company's bottom line, displayed by a decline in earnings per share.
  • SGRP's debt-to-equity ratio is very low at 0.24 and is currently below that of the industry average, implying that there has been very successful management of debt levels. To add to this, SGRP has a quick ratio of 2.08, which demonstrates the ability of the company to cover short-term liquidity needs.
  • SPAR GROUP INC's earnings have gone downhill when comparing its most recently reported quarter with the same quarter a year earlier. This company has not demonstrated a clear trend in earnings over the past 2 years, making it difficult to accurately predict earnings for the coming year. During the past fiscal year, SPAR GROUP INC increased its bottom line by earning $0.15 versus $0.13 in the prior year.
  • Net operating cash flow has significantly decreased to $2.47 million or 50.56% when compared to the same quarter last year. In addition, when comparing to the industry average, the firm's growth rate is much lower.
  • The company, on the basis of change in net income from the same quarter one year ago, has significantly underperformed when compared to that of the S&P 500 and the Media industry. The net income has significantly decreased by 938.6% when compared to the same quarter one year ago, falling from $0.04 million to -$0.37 million.

You can view the full analysis from the report here:

Spar Group Ratings Report

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