5 Diversified Services Stocks Pushing The Industry Higher

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 36 points (0.3%) at 14,562 as of Thursday, March 28, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,626 issues advancing vs. 1,256 declining with 162 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include Qiagen ( QGEN), up 2.3%, KBR ( KBR), up 1.5%, Alliance Data Systems Corporation ( ADS), up 0.8%, Fidelity National Information Services ( FIS), up 0.7% and Visa ( V), up 0.6%. A company within the industry that fell today was Priceline.com ( PCLN), up 1.1%.

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

5. Tyco International ( TYC) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Tyco International is up $0.37 (1.2%) to $31.55 on average volume Thus far, 1.5 million shares of Tyco International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $31.10-$31.61 after having opened the day at $31.20 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.18.

Tyco International Ltd. operates as a fire protection and security company. The company provides security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products. Tyco International has a market cap of $14.6 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 6.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Tyco International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Tyco International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Tyco International Ratings Report now.

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