3 Stocks Dragging In The Services Sector - TheStreet

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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 14 points (-0.1%) at 17,796 as of Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, 1:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,731 issues advancing vs. 1,243 declining with 202 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits up 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

Jacobs Engineering Group

(

JEC

), down 3.2%,

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances

(

ULTA

), down 2.8% and

Tyco International

(

TYC

), down 1.3%. Top gainers within the sector include

Urban Outfitters

(

URBN

), up 4.7%,

Foot Locker

(

FL

), up 3.5%,

Hertz Global Holdings

(

HTZ

), up 3.5%,

Gap

(

GPS

), up 2.6% and

McKesson

(

MCK

), up 2.0%.

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

3.

Omnicare

(

OCR

) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, Omnicare is down $2.29 (-3.2%) to $68.34 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Omnicare exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $66.28-$70.26 after having opened the day at $69.61 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $70.63.

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Omnicare, Inc. operates as a healthcare services company that specializes in the management of pharmaceutical care in the United States and Canada. It operates through two segments, Long-Term Care Group and Specialty Care Group. Omnicare has a market cap of $6.9 billion and is part of the health services industry. Shares are up 17.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Omnicare a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Omnicare

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Omnicare Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Directv

(

DTV

) is down $0.91 (-1.0%) to $86.52 on average volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Directv exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $86.33-$87.30 after having opened the day at $87.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $87.43.

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DIRECTV provides digital television entertainment services in the United States and Latin America. The company acquires, promotes, sells, and distributes digital entertainment programming primarily through satellite to residential and commercial subscribers. Directv has a market cap of $43.8 billion and is part of the media industry. Shares are up 26.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Directv a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Directv

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that net income has been generally deteriorating over time. Get the full

Directv Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Chipotle Mexican Grill

(

CMG

) is down $6.76 (-1.0%) to $651.12 on average volume. Thus far, 224,249 shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 414,000 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $646.59-$659.75 after having opened the day at $659.75 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $657.88.

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Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops and operates fast-casual and fresh Mexican food restaurants. As of July 21, 2014, it operated approximately 1,600 restaurants; and 7 ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen restaurants. Chipotle Mexican Grill has a market cap of $20.6 billion and is part of the leisure industry. Shares are up 23.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Chipotle Mexican Grill a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Chipotle Mexican Grill

as a

buy

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

Chipotle Mexican Grill 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

).

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