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
) pushed the Diversified Services industry lower today making it today's featured Diversified Services laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.4%. By the end of trading, SFN Group fell $0.31 (-1.2%) to $26.45 on light volume. Throughout the day, 5,388 shares of SFN Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,683,800 shares. The stock ranged in price between $26.45-$26.64 after having opened the day at $26.64 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $26.76. Other companies within the Diversified Services industry that declined today were:
), down 9.7%,
), down 9.4%,
), down 9.1% and
), down 7.2%.
- EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protege, Dave Peltier, only buys Stocks Under $10 that he thinks could potentially double. See what he's trading today with a 14-day FREE pass.
SFN Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a strategic workforce solutions provider in the United States and Canada. It offers professional and staffing services, which include temporary staffing, outsourcing and other, and permanent placement services. SFN Group has a market cap of $686.9 million and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 43.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are no analysts that rate SFN Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates SFN Group as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall.
- You can view the full SFN Group Ratings Report.
On the positive front,
), down 21.9%,
), down 13.0%,
), down 10.5% and
), down 8.2% , were all gainers within the diversified services industry with
) being today's featured diversified services industry leader.
- Use our diversified services section to find industry-relevant news.
- Or find some new ideas from our top rated stocks lists.
For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the diversified services industry could consider
) while those bearish on the diversified services industry could consider
- Find other investment ideas from our top rated ETFs lists.
Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100%. See his top picks for 14-days FREE.