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All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 126 points (-0.7%) at 17,985 as of Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 863 issues advancing vs. 2,117 declining with 156 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits down 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.8%. Top gainers within the industry include

Euronet Worldwide

(

EEFT

), up 4.3%, and

Thomson Reuters

(

TRI

), up 0.8%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Huron Consulting Group

(

HURN

), down 7.1%,

ADT

(

ADT

), down 4.4%,

H&R Block

(

HRB

), down 2.8%,

New Oriental Education & Technology Group I

(

EDU

), down 2.8% and

Robert Half International

(

RHI

), down 1.6%.

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

3.

Verisk Analytics

(

VRSK

) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Verisk Analytics is up $3.34 (4.6%) to $75.98 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of Verisk Analytics exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 885,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $75.00-$78.09 after having opened the day at $75.01 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $72.64.

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Verisk Analytics, Inc. provides information about risk to professionals in insurance, healthcare, financial services, government, supply chain, and risk management in the United States and internationally. Verisk Analytics has a market cap of $11.5 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 13.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 8 analysts who rate Verisk Analytics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 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 revenue growth, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. 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,

United Rentals

(

URI

) is up $1.01 (1.1%) to $97.25 on average volume. Thus far, 929,709 shares of United Rentals exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $95.92-$98.06 after having opened the day at $96.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $96.24.

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United Rentals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an equipment rental company. It operates in two segments, General Rentals; and Trench Safety, Power and HVAC (heating, ventilating and air conditioning), and Pump Solutions. United Rentals has a market cap of $9.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 5.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 9 analysts who rate United Rentals a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

United Rentals

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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

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now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Visa

(

V

) is up $0.44 (0.7%) to $67.22 on average volume. Thus far, 5.0 million shares of Visa exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 10.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $66.78-$68.46 after having opened the day at $66.85 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $66.77.

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Visa Inc., a payments technology company, operates as a retail electronic payments network worldwide. The company facilitates commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses, and government entities. Visa has a market cap of $131.8 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 2.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 17 analysts who rate Visa a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Visa

as a

buy

. 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, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full

Visa 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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