The

services

sector closed the day down 2.2%.

Netflix Inc

(

NFLX

),

DHT Holdings Inc

(

DHT

),

American Learning

(

ALRN

), and

NTN Buzztime Inc

(

NTN

) were all decliners today within the services sector with

United Continental Holdings Inc

(

UAL

) being today's featured services loser. United Continental Holdings Inc fell $1.07 (-5.1%) to $20.01 on average volume. Throughout the day, 5.8 million shares of United Continental Holdings Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.4 million shares.

United Continental Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the provision of passenger and cargo air transportation services. United Continental Holdings Inc has a market cap of $6.8 billion and is part of the

transportation

industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.4, below the average transportation industry P/E ratio of 25.9 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 14.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TheStreet Ratings rates United Continental as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally poor debt management, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow.

On the positive front,

Bidz.com Inc

(

BIDZ

),

SuperMedia Inc

(

SPMD

),

Global Education and Technology Group

(

GEDU

), and

General Finance Corporation

(

GFN

) were all gainers within the services sector with

Dollar General Corporation

(

DG

) 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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