5 Stocks Pushing The Services Sector Lower

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 11 points (-0.1%) at 15,227 as of Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 560 issues advancing vs. 2,425 declining with 97 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits down 0.58 versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.37. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include AutoNation ( AN), down 3.71, Wynn Resorts ( WYNN), down 2.22, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide ( HOT), down 2.16, Tiffany ( TIF), down 1.79 and MGM Resorts International ( MGM), down 1.91. Top gainers within the sector include AmerisourceBergen ( ABC), up 2.3%, Fiserv ( FISV), up 1.0%, Grupo Televisa S.A.B ( TV), up 0.9%, Cardinal Health ( CAH), up 1.0% and Magna International ( MGA), up 0.8%.

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

5. Best Buy ( BBY) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, Best Buy is down $0.48 (-1.7%) to $27.56 on light volume Thus far, 2.6 million shares of Best Buy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 10.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $27.42-$28.07 after having opened the day at $27.59 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.04.

Best Buy Co., Inc. operates as a retailer of consumer electronics, computing and mobile phone products, entertainment products, appliances, and related services primarily in the United States, Europe, Canada, and China. Best Buy has a market cap of $9.3 billion and is part of the retail industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 130.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Best Buy a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Best Buy as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and generally high debt management risk. Get the full Best Buy Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, CBS Corporation ( CBS) is down $0.41 (-0.9%) to $47.38 on average volume Thus far, 3.2 million shares of CBS Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $46.84-$47.62 after having opened the day at $47.38 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $47.79.

CBS Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a mass media company in the United States and internationally. CBS Corporation has a market cap of $27.5 billion and is part of the media industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 26.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 18 analysts that rate CBS Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CBS Corporation 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, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations 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 CBS Corporation Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Las Vegas Sands ( LVS) is down $0.97 (-1.7%) to $56.47 on average volume Thus far, 3.2 million shares of Las Vegas Sands exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $55.69-$56.83 after having opened the day at $56.58 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $57.44.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. Las Vegas Sands has a market cap of $47.2 billion and is part of the leisure industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.7, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 24.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 16 analysts that rate Las Vegas Sands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Las Vegas Sands as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Las Vegas Sands Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Amazon.com ( AMZN) is down $3.96 (-1.4%) to $277.11 on average volume Thus far, 2.0 million shares of Amazon.com exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $274.50-$278.41 after having opened the day at $276.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $281.07.

Amazon.com, Inc. operates as an online retailer in North America and internationally. The company operates in two segments, North America and International. Amazon.com has a market cap of $126.0 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are up 10.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 22 analysts that rate Amazon.com a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Amazon.com as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures 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 poor profit margins. Get the full Amazon.com Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Netflix ( NFLX) is down $3.08 (-1.4%) to $217.85 on light volume Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Netflix exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $216.26-$220.27 after having opened the day at $217.85 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $220.93.

Netflix, Inc. provides Internet television network service that enables subscribers to stream TV shows and movies directly on TVs, computers, and mobile devices in the United States and internationally. Netflix has a market cap of $12.4 billion and is part of the specialty retail industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 524.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 137.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Netflix a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 15 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Netflix as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Netflix 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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