Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 18 points (-0.1%) at 17,584 as of Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,617 issues advancing vs. 1,280 declining with 175 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. Top gainers within the sector include

United Continental Holdings

(

UAL

), up 3.3%,

CoStar Group

(

CSGP

), up 3.0%,

Southwest Airlines

(

LUV

), up 1.8%,

Delta Air Lines

(

DAL

), up 1.7% and

Ryanair Holdings

(

RYAAY

), up 0.9%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

Signet Jewelers

(

SIG

), down 2.2%,

Alibaba Group

(

BABA

), down 1.4%,

FedEx

(

FDX

), down 1.2%,

L Brands

(

LB

), down 0.8% and

Las Vegas Sands

(

LVS

), down 0.6%.

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

3.

Liberty Global

(

LBTYK

) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector higher today. As of noon trading, Liberty Global is up $0.44 (1.2%) to $38.29 on light volume. Thus far, 521,002 shares of Liberty Global exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $37.98-$38.35 after having opened the day at $38.04 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $37.85.

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Liberty Global plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides video, broadband Internet, fixed-line telephony, and mobile services in Europe, Chile, Puerto Rico, and internationally. Liberty Global has a market cap of $22.4 billion and is part of the media industry. Shares are down 17.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Liberty Global

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Liberty Global Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

CBS

(

CBS

) is up $0.42 (0.9%) to $47.65 on light volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of CBS exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $47.11-$48.02 after having opened the day at $47.12 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $47.23.

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CBS Corporation operates as a mass media company worldwide. It operates through four segments: Entertainment, Cable Networks, Publishing, and Local Broadcasting. CBS has a market cap of $20.2 billion and is part of the media industry. Shares are down 14.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 17 analysts who rate CBS a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

CBS

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

CBS Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

American Airlines Group

(

AAL

) is up $0.62 (1.4%) to $43.91 on light volume. Thus far, 2.1 million shares of American Airlines Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 8.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $43.11-$44.19 after having opened the day at $43.23 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.29.

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American Airlines Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the airline industry. As of December 31, 2014, the company operated 983 mainline jets, as well as 566 regional aircrafts through regional airline subsidiaries and third-party regional carriers. American Airlines Group has a market cap of $27.0 billion and is part of the transportation industry. Shares are down 19.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate American Airlines Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

American Airlines Group

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and compelling growth in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full

American Airlines 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 services sector could consider

iShares Dow Jones US Cons Services

(

IYC

) while those bearish on the services sector could consider

ProShares Ultra Short Consumer Sers

(

SCC

).