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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 48 points (-0.3%) at 16,864 as of Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,073 issues advancing vs. 1,897 declining with 171 unchanged.

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

ExamWorks Group

(

EXAM

), up 9.3%,

Heartland Payment Systems

(

HPY

), up 7.8%,

Team Health Holdings

TheStreet Recommends

(

TMH

), up 6.5%,

Booz Allen Hamilton

(

BAH

), up 6.0% and

WEX

(

WEX

), up 4.4%.

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

3.

Verisk Analytics

(

VRSK

) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Verisk Analytics is down $1.02 (-1.6%) to $61.18 on average volume. Thus far, 445,005 shares of Verisk Analytics exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 638,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $60.92-$62.41 after having opened the day at $62.37 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $62.19.

Verisk Analytics, Inc. provides proprietary data, analytic methods, and embedded decision support solutions for detecting fraud in property and casualty (P&C) insurance, financial, and healthcare industries in the United States. Verisk Analytics has a market cap of $10.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 5.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Verisk Analytics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Verisk Analytics

as a

buy

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

Verisk Analytics Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Global Payments

(

GPN

) is down $1.73 (-2.4%) to $70.00 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.0 million shares of Global Payments exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 582,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $68.85-$71.00 after having opened the day at $71.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $71.73.

Global Payments Inc. provides electronic payments transaction processing services worldwide. The company serves as the processing intermediary between the merchant, the credit and debit networks, and the financial institutions that issue cards. Global Payments has a market cap of $5.1 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 10.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Global Payments a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Global Payments

as a

buy

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

Global Payments Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

AthenaHealth

(

ATHN

) is down $2.53 (-1.9%) to $130.84 on light volume. Thus far, 211,950 shares of AthenaHealth exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 914,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $130.80-$135.16 after having opened the day at $134.22 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $133.37.

athenahealth, Inc., a business services company, provides ongoing billing, clinical-related, and other related services to medical group practices primarily in the United States. The company provides services through the athenaNet, a proprietary Internet-based practice management application. AthenaHealth has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 0.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate AthenaHealth a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

AthenaHealth

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock itself is trading at a premium valuation. Get the full

AthenaHealth 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 diversified services industry could consider

iShares Dow Jones US Cons Services

(

IYC

) while those bearish on the diversified services industry could consider

ProShares Ultra Short Consumer Sers

(

SCC

).

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