5 Stocks Underperforming Today In The Services Sector

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 30 points (-0.2%) at 15,264 as of Friday, May 24, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 947 issues advancing vs. 1,953 declining with 121 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits down 0.24 versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.46. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Sears Holdings Corporation ( SHLD), down 14.77, Grupo Televisa S.A ( TV), down 2.60, LATAM Airlines Group S.A ( LFL), down 1.79, Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao ( CBD), down 1.59 and Bed Bath & Beyond ( BBBY), down 1.57. Top gainers within the sector include Infoblox ( BLOX), up 13.1%, Ryanair Holdings ( RYAAY), up 2.1%, Alliance Data Systems Corporation ( ADS), up 1.9%, CVS Caremark ( CVS), up 1.2% and Visa ( V), up 1.1%.

TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the sector lower today:

5. Magna International ( MGA) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, Magna International is down $0.88 (-1.3%) to $64.90 on average volume Thus far, 484,854 shares of Magna International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 743,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $64.82-$65.62 after having opened the day at $65.18 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $65.78.

Magna International Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and engineers automotive systems and components to original equipment manufacturers primarily in North America, Europe, and internationally. Magna International has a market cap of $15.3 billion and is part of the wholesale industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 31.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Magna International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Magna International Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Foot Locker ( FL) is down $2.16 (-6.0%) to $33.52 on heavy volume Thus far, 6.3 million shares of Foot Locker exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $32.61-$33.89 after having opened the day at $33.74 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $35.68.

Foot Locker, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer of athletic footwear and apparel. The company operates in two segments, Athletic Stores and Direct-to-Customers. Foot Locker has a market cap of $5.4 billion and is part of the consumer non-durables industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 11.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Foot Locker as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Foot Locker Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Abercrombie & Fitch Company ( ANF) is down $5.27 (-9.7%) to $49.10 on heavy volume Thus far, 6.8 million shares of Abercrombie & Fitch Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $47.94-$51.80 after having opened the day at $50.83 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $54.37.

Abercrombie & Fitch Co., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of casual apparel for men, women, and kids. It operates through three segments: U.S. Stores, International Stores, and Direct-to-Consumer. Abercrombie & Fitch Company has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the retail industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.0, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 13.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Abercrombie & Fitch Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. 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 Abercrombie & Fitch Company Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, GameStop ( GME) is down $3.14 (-8.7%) to $32.87 on heavy volume Thus far, 6.9 million shares of GameStop exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $32.61-$35.44 after having opened the day at $35.23 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.01.

GameStop Corp. operates as a video game retailer. GameStop has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are up 44.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings rates GameStop as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, growth in earnings per share, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full GameStop Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Gap ( GPS) is down $1.07 (-2.6%) to $40.29 on average volume Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Gap exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $40.09-$40.94 after having opened the day at $40.11 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $41.36.

The Gap, Inc. operates as an apparel retail company. It offers apparel, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, children, and babies under the Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Piperlime, Athleta, and Intermix brands. The company operates through two segments, Stores and Direct. Gap has a market cap of $19.1 billion and is part of the retail industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.6, equal to the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 33.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Gap as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Gap Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 5 stocks, 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).

A reminder about TheStreet Ratings group: 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.

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