5 Stocks Pushing The Diversified Services Industry Higher

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One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 15 points (-0.1%) at 14,074 as of Monday, March 4, 2013, 12:05 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,220 issues advancing vs. 1,591 declining with 184 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. Top gainers within the industry include Green Dot ( GDOT), up 8.4%, MoneyGram International ( MGI), up 4.0%, Amerco ( UHAL), up 2.0%, Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances ( ULTA), up 1.7% and H&R Block ( HRB), up 1.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Education Management Corporation ( EDMC), down 9.7%, New Oriental Education & Technology Group I ( EDU), down 3.0%, Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers ( RBA), down 2.9%, Qiagen ( QGEN), down 2.5% and Western Union Company ( WU), down 1.9%.

TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

5. Genpact ( G) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Genpact is up $0.20 (1.1%) to $17.91 on light volume Thus far, 401,142 shares of Genpact exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $17.67-$17.92 after having opened the day at $17.72 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $17.71.

Genpact Limited provides business process and technology management services worldwide. Genpact has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.0, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 13.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Genpact a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Genpact 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, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Genpact Ratings Report now.

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