Best Buy Co Inc

(

BBY

) pushed the Services sector lower today making it today's featured Services loser. The sector as a whole closed the day up 3.9%. By the end of trading, Best Buy Co Inc fell 77 cents (-2.8%) to $27.09 on average volume. Throughout the day, 9.9 million shares of Best Buy Co Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.8 million shares. The stock ranged in price between $26.95-$28.42 after having opened the day at $28.26 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $27.86. Other company's within the Services sector that declined today were:

Princeton Review Inc

(

REVU

), down 24.1%,

TBS International

(

TBSI

), down 23.4%,

China HGS Real Estate Inc

(

HGSH

), down 17.5%, and

Newlead Holdings

(

NEWL

), down 16.7%.

Best Buy Co., Inc. operates as a retailer of consumer electronics, home office products, entertainment products, appliances, and related services primarily in the United States, Europe, Canada, and China. Best Buy Co Inc has a market cap of $9.68 billion and is part of the

retail

industry. The company has a P/E ratio of nine, equal to the average retail industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 18.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Best Buy Co as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.

On the positive front,

AMR

(

AMR

), up 25.4%,

Command Security Corporation

(

MOC

), up 22.3%,

Genetic Technologies

(

GENE

), up 19.1%, and

Entravision Communications Corporation

(

EVC

), up 18.9%, were all gainers within the services sector with

News

(

NWSA

) being today's featured services sector winner.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, 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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