3 Stocks Dragging In The Services Sector - TheStreet

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

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 6 points (0.0%) at 17,798 as of Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,309 issues advancing vs. 1,608 declining with 176 unchanged.

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

Patterson Companies

(

PDCO

), down 6.8%,

Ctrip.com International

(

CTRP

), down 4.4%,

Signet Jewelers

(

SIG

), down 4.2%,

Priceline Group

(

PCLN

), down 3.5% and

Royal Caribbean Cruises

(

RCL

), down 3.4%. Top gainers within the sector include

Burlington Stores

(

BURL

), up 7.2%,

Copart

(

CPRT

), up 5.1%,

Nordstrom

(

JWN

), up 2.4%,

SBA Communications

(

SBAC

), up 1.7% and

Home Depot

(

HD

), up 0.7%.

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

3.

Delta Air Lines

(

DAL

) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, Delta Air Lines is down $1.81 (-3.7%) to $46.93 on average volume. Thus far, 5.4 million shares of Delta Air Lines exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $46.67-$48.00 after having opened the day at $47.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $48.74.

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Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Airline and Refinery. Its route network comprises various gateway airports in Amsterdam, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis-St. Delta Air Lines has a market cap of $38.3 billion and is part of the transportation industry. Shares are down 0.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Delta Air Lines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Delta Air Lines

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

Delta Air Lines Ratings Report

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2. As of noon trading,

Comcast

(

CMCSA

) is down $0.49 (-0.8%) to $61.64 on light volume. Thus far, 2.6 million shares of Comcast exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 12.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $61.11-$61.94 after having opened the day at $61.72 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $62.13.

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Comcast Corporation operates as a media and technology company worldwide. It operates through Cable Communications, Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment, and Theme Parks segments. Comcast has a market cap of $131.7 billion and is part of the media industry. Shares are up 7.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 18 analysts that rate Comcast a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Comcast

as a

buy

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

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1. As of noon trading,

Walt Disney

(

DIS

) is down $1.00 (-0.8%) to $118.42 on light volume. Thus far, 3.4 million shares of Walt Disney exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $117.28-$118.57 after having opened the day at $117.90 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $119.42.

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The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, Consumer Products, and Interactive. Walt Disney has a market cap of $202.7 billion and is part of the media industry. Shares are up 26.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Walt Disney a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Walt Disney

as a

buy

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

Walt Disney 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

).