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All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 17 points (0.1%) at 16,651 as of Thursday, May 29, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,820 issues advancing vs. 1,121 declining with 182 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the sector include

Mercadolibre

(

MELI

), up 8.7%,

Sears Holdings

(

SHLD

), up 6.9%,

Lions Gate Entertainment

(

LGF

), up 3.1%,

Signet Jewelers

(

SIG

), up 3.0% and

Netflix

(

NFLX

), up 1.6%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

Michael Kors Holdings

(

KORS

), down 5.2%,

Copart

(

CPRT

), down 2.7%,

Melco Crown Entertainment

(

MPEL

), down 1.7%,

Dollar General

(

DG

), down 1.6% and

United Continental Holdings

(

UAL

), down 1.5%.

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

3.

Walgreen

(

WAG

) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector higher today. As of noon trading, Walgreen is up $1.28 (1.8%) to $71.09 on light volume. Thus far, 2.1 million shares of Walgreen exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $69.91-$71.20 after having opened the day at $69.91 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $69.81.

Walgreen Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates a network of drugstores in the United States. It provides consumer goods and services, pharmacy, and health and wellness services through drugstores, as well as through mail, and by telephone and online. Walgreen has a market cap of $67.0 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are up 21.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 11 analysts who rate Walgreen a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Walgreen

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Walgreen Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Las Vegas Sands

(

LVS

) is up $0.94 (1.2%) to $76.91 on average volume. Thus far, 2.6 million shares of Las Vegas Sands exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $75.99-$77.10 after having opened the day at $76.49 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $75.97.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. The company owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Sands Cotai Central, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao, the Plaza Casino, and the Sands Macao in Macau, the People's Republic of China. Las Vegas Sands has a market cap of $61.3 billion and is part of the leisure industry. Shares are down 3.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 13 analysts who rate Las Vegas Sands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Las Vegas Sands

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. 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

Las Vegas Sands Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Wal-Mart Stores

(

WMT

) is up $0.48 (0.6%) to $76.01 on light volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Wal-Mart Stores exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $75.57-$76.19 after having opened the day at $75.67 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $75.53.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. operates retail stores in various formats worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club. Wal-Mart Stores has a market cap of $243.9 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are down 4.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 8 analysts who rate Wal-Mart Stores a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Wal-Mart Stores

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, reasonable valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

Wal-Mart Stores 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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