Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.




) pushed the Health Services industry lower today making it today's featured Health Services laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 1.0%. By the end of trading, Humana fell $1.27 (-1.1%) to $112.93 on light volume. Throughout the day, 808,155 shares of Humana exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,904,300 shares. The stock ranged in price between $112.39-$115.08 after having opened the day at $114.82 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $114.20. Other companies within the Health Services industry that declined today were:

Hooper Holmes



), down 11.3%,




), down 8.4%,




), down 8.0% and

Health Insurance Innovations



), down 7.9%.

Humana Inc., a health care company, offers a range of insurance products, and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. The company operates in Retail, Employer Group, Healthcare Services, and Other Businesses segments. Humana has a market cap of $17.6 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are up 10.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Humana a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates


as a


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.

On the positive front,




), up 12.6%,

China Cord Blood



), up 5.7%,

Oculus Innovative



), up 5.5% and

Tenet Healthcare



), up 5.2% , were all gainers within the health services industry with

Quest Diagnostics



) being today's featured health services industry leader.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the health services industry could consider

Health Care Select Sector SPDR



) while those bearish on the health services industry could consider

ProShares Ultra Short Health Care




STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.