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All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 83 points (-0.5%) at 17,693 as of Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,390 issues advancing vs. 1,594 declining with 166 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits down 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.5%. Top gainers within the sector include

SBA Communications

(

SBAC

), up 1.8%,

Royal Philips

(

PHG

), up 0.9% and

Time Warner Cable

(

TWC

), up 0.7%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

American Airlines Group

(

AAL

), down 4.8%,

United Continental Holdings

(

UAL

), down 4.4%,

Delta Air Lines

(

DAL

), down 4.3%,

Alaska Air Group

(

ALK

), down 3.9% and

Advance Auto Parts

(

AAP

), down 3.4%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector higher today:

3.

Directv

(

DTV

) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector higher today. As of noon trading, Directv is up $0.60 (0.7%) to $85.70 on light volume. Thus far, 873,111 shares of Directv exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $84.81-$85.89 after having opened the day at $85.03 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $85.10.

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DIRECTV, a digital television entertainment company, engages in the direct-to-home (DTH) business in the United States and Latin America. It acquires, promotes, sells, and distributes digital entertainment programming primarily through satellite to residential and commercial subscribers. Directv has a market cap of $43.1 billion and is part of the media industry. Shares are down 1.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Directv a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Directv

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

Directv Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

CSX

(

CSX

) is up $0.24 (0.7%) to $33.36 on average volume. Thus far, 4.6 million shares of CSX exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $32.96-$33.40 after having opened the day at $33.20 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $33.12.

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CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides rail-based transportation services in the United States and Canada. It offers traditional rail services, and transports intermodal containers and trailers. CSX has a market cap of $33.1 billion and is part of the transportation industry. Shares are down 8.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate CSX a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

CSX

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

CSX Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Comcast

(

CMCSA

) is up $0.28 (0.5%) to $56.75 on average volume. Thus far, 7.4 million shares of Comcast exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 14.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $56.05-$56.94 after having opened the day at $56.79 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.47.

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Comcast Corporation operates as a media and technology company worldwide. It operates through Cable Communications, Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment, and Theme Parks segments. Comcast has a market cap of $120.6 billion and is part of the media industry. Shares are down 2.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 14 analysts who rate Comcast a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Comcast

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

Comcast 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 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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