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All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 72 points (0.4%) at 18,189 as of Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,717 issues advancing vs. 1,232 declining with 166 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits up 1.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include

Liberty Tax

(

TAX

), down 17.7%,

Shutterstock

(

SSTK

), down 2.1%,

WageWorks

(

WAGE

), down 1.8%,

CoStar Group

(

CSGP

), down 1.9% and

New Oriental Education & Technology Group I

(

EDU

), down 1.6%. Top gainers within the industry include

Chegg

(

CHGG

), up 19.0%,

GP Strategies

(

GPX

), up 7.6%,

Quad/Graphics

(

QUAD

), up 4.7%,

Apollo Education Group

(

APOL

), up 3.9% and

ExlService Holdings

(

EXLS

), up 3.1%.

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

3.

Avis Budget Group

(

CAR

) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Avis Budget Group is down $1.03 (-1.7%) to $60.61 on average volume. Thus far, 772,993 shares of Avis Budget Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $60.50-$61.73 after having opened the day at $61.20 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $61.64.

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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 $6.6 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 7.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. 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

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity 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

Avis Budget Group Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Alliance Data Systems

(

ADS

) is down $2.37 (-0.8%) to $277.25 on average volume. Thus far, 230,608 shares of Alliance Data Systems exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 514,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $274.87-$279.41 after having opened the day at $277.37 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $279.62.

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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 $16.8 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 2.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Alliance Data Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 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 and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

Alliance Data Systems Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Hertz Global Holdings

(

HTZ

) is down $0.16 (-0.7%) to $22.90 on average volume. Thus far, 5.7 million shares of Hertz Global Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 8.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $22.80-$23.19 after having opened the day at $23.06 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $23.06.

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Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the car and equipment rental businesses worldwide. It operates through four segments: U.S. Car Rental, International Car Rental, Worldwide Equipment Rental, and All Other Operations. Hertz Global Holdings has a market cap of $10.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 7.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Hertz Global Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Hertz Global Holdings

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Hertz Global Holdings 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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