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All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading up 8 points (0.0%) at 18,524 as of Monday, July 18, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,660 issues advancing vs. 1,244 declining with 151 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. A company within the industry that increased today was

AerCap Holdings

(

AER

), up 1.6%.

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

3.

Thomson Reuters

(

TRI

) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Thomson Reuters is up $0.29 (0.7%) to $43.16 on light volume. Thus far, 309,637 shares of Thomson Reuters exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 875,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $42.73-$43.34 after having opened the day at $42.79 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $42.87.

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Thomson Reuters Corporation provides news and information for professional markets worldwide. The company sells electronic content and services to professionals primarily on a subscription basis. It operates through three business units: Financial & Risk, Legal, and Tax & Accounting. Thomson Reuters has a market cap of $32.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 13.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate Thomson Reuters a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Thomson Reuters

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full

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2. As of noon trading,

VCA

(

WOOF

) is up $0.93 (1.4%) to $68.71 on light volume. Thus far, 189,509 shares of VCA exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 645,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $67.96-$68.91 after having opened the day at $68.06 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $67.78.

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VCA Inc. operates as an animal healthcare company in the United States and Canada. It operates in two segments, Animal Hospital and Laboratory. VCA has a market cap of $5.5 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 23.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate VCA a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

VCA

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full

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1. As of noon trading,

Priceline Group

(

PCLN

) is up $10.64 (0.8%) to $1,341.21 on light volume. Thus far, 144,889 shares of Priceline Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 659,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $1,328.10-$1,349.43 after having opened the day at $1,328.83 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $1,330.57.

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The Priceline Group Inc. provides online travel and restaurant reservation and related services. Priceline Group has a market cap of $66.8 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 4.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 14 analysts who rate Priceline Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Priceline Group

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, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full

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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 diversified services industry could consider

iShares Dow Jones US Cons Services

(

IYC

) while those bearish on the diversified services industry could consider

ProShares Ultra Short Consumer Sers

(

SCC

).