3 Stocks Pushing The Diversified Services Industry Downward - TheStreet

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All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 24 points (-0.1%) at 16,982 as of Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,291 issues advancing vs. 1,724 declining with 155 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Barrett Business Services

(

BBSI

), down 34.6%,

YY Inc ADR

(

YY

), down 2.9%,

Verisk Analytics

(

VRSK

), down 2.8%,

Hertz Global Holdings

(

HTZ

), down 1.4% and

Priceline Group

(

PCLN

), down 0.6%. A company within the industry that increased today was

Fiserv

(

FISV

), up 1.3%.

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

3.

AerCap Holdings

(

AER

) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, AerCap Holdings is down $0.96 (-2.2%) to $41.68 on light volume. Thus far, 393,971 shares of AerCap Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $41.65-$42.59 after having opened the day at $42.59 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $42.64.

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AerCap Holdings N.V., through its subsidiaries, is engaged in leasing, financing, selling, and managing commercial aircraft and engines primarily in the United States and Russia. AerCap Holdings has a market cap of $8.7 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 11.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate AerCap Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

AerCap Holdings

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full

AerCap Holdings Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Avis Budget Group

(

CAR

) is down $0.77 (-1.4%) to $55.21 on light volume. Thus far, 645,369 shares of Avis Budget Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $54.93-$56.73 after having opened the day at $56.39 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $55.98.

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Avis Budget Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides car and truck rentals, car sharing, and ancillary services to businesses and consumers worldwide. The company has three segments: North America, International, and Truck Rental. Avis Budget Group has a market cap of $5.6 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 38.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Avis Budget Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Avis Budget Group

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full

Avis Budget Group Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Alliance Data Systems

(

ADS

) is down $4.33 (-1.5%) to $276.15 on light volume. Thus far, 192,030 shares of Alliance Data Systems exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 647,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $275.67-$280.83 after having opened the day at $280.31 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $280.48.

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Alliance Data Systems Corporation provides marketing and loyalty solutions in the United States, Canada, and other countries. Alliance Data Systems has a market cap of $15.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 6.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Alliance Data Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Alliance Data Systems

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income 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

Alliance Data Systems 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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