Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model

All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 79 points (0.5%) at 15,295 as of Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 12:45 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,703 issues advancing vs. 1,237 declining with 128 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.6%. A company within the sector that fell today was

Computer Sciences Corporation

(

CSC

), up 10.28. Top gainers within the sector include

Liberty Media Corporation

(

LMCA

), up 17.6%,

United Continental Holdings

(

UAL

), up 4.0%,

Delta Air Lines

(

DAL

), up 4.1%,

Netflix

(

NFLX

), up 4.0% and

Sirius XM Radio

(

SIRI

), up 4.1%.

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

3.

LATAM Airlines Group S.A

(

LFL

) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, LATAM Airlines Group S.A is down $0.30 (-1.5%) to $19.70 on average volume Thus far, 198,222 shares of LATAM Airlines Group S.A exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 432,500 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $19.66-$20.30 after having opened the day at $20.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $20.00.

LATAM Airlines Group S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides passenger and cargo air transportation services primarily in South America. LATAM Airlines Group S.A has a market cap of $9.9 billion and is part of the transportation industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 672.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 15.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates LATAM Airlines Group S.A as a

hold

. Among the primary strengths of the company is its robust revenue growth -- not just in the most recent periods but in previous quarters as well. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full

LATAM Airlines Group S.A Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Fleetcor Technologies

(

FLT

) is down $1.83 (-2.2%) to $82.38 on heavy volume Thus far, 819,754 shares of Fleetcor Technologies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 838,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $81.50-$82.75 after having opened the day at $82.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $84.21.

FleetCor Technologies, Inc. provides fuel cards and workforce payment products and services to businesses, commercial fleets, oil companies, petroleum marketers, and government entities in North America, Latin America, and Europe. Fleetcor Technologies has a market cap of $6.7 billion and is part of the diversified services industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 57.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Fleetcor Technologies as a

buy

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

Fleetcor Technologies Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

News Corporation

(

NWS

) is down $0.18 (-0.5%) to $33.47 on light volume Thus far, 690,695 shares of News Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $33.21-$33.65 after having opened the day at $33.65 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $33.65.

News Corporation operates as a diversified media company worldwide. News Corporation has a market cap of $26.7 billion and is part of the media industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 27.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates News Corporation 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, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full

News Corporation Ratings Report

now.

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If you are interested in one of these 5 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

).

A reminder about TheStreet Ratings group: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model.

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