4 Stocks Pushing The Diversified Services Industry Lower

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 65 points (-0.4%) at 15,111 as of Friday, June 14, 2013, 12:45 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,604 issues advancing vs. 474 declining with 57 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits down 0.46 versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.25. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Alliance Data Systems Corporation ( ADS), down 1.10, H&R Block ( HRB), down 0.99, Hertz Global Holdings ( HTZ), down 0.79 and Visa ( V), down 0.60. A company within the industry that increased today was New Oriental Education & Technology Group I ( EDU), up 1.73.

TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

4. Myriad Genetics ( MYGN) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Myriad Genetics is down $2.43 (-7.6%) to $29.58 on heavy volume Thus far, 12.6 million shares of Myriad Genetics exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $27.83-$31.19 after having opened the day at $30.12 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $32.01.

Myriad Genetics, Inc., a molecular diagnostic company, focuses on the development and marketing of predictive medicine, personalized medicine, and prognostic medicine tests primarily in the United States. Myriad Genetics has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 17.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Myriad Genetics a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Myriad Genetics as a buy. 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, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Myriad Genetics Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Fiserv ( FISV) is down $0.82 (-0.9%) to $87.07 on average volume Thus far, 214,402 shares of Fiserv exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 567,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $86.79-$87.99 after having opened the day at $87.99 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $87.90.

Fiserv, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides financial services technology solutions worldwide. Fiserv has a market cap of $11.4 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 11.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Fiserv a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Fiserv as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Fiserv Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, SAIC ( SAI) is down $0.18 (-1.3%) to $13.68 on light volume Thus far, 1.3 million shares of SAIC exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $13.66-$13.89 after having opened the day at $13.86 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $13.86.

SAIC, Inc. provides scientific, engineering, systems integration, and technical services and solutions in the areas of defense, health, energy, infrastructure, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and cybersecurity to agencies of the U.S. SAIC has a market cap of $4.7 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 22.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate SAIC a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates SAIC as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations 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 SAIC Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Fidelity National Information Services ( FIS) is down $0.92 (-2.1%) to $43.79 on average volume Thus far, 741,477 shares of Fidelity National Information Services exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $43.77-$44.47 after having opened the day at $44.29 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.71.

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. provides banking and payments technology solutions worldwide. The company offers financial institution core processing, card issuer, and transaction processing services, including the national electronic funds transfer network. Fidelity National Information Services has a market cap of $12.9 billion and is part of the technology sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 28.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Fidelity National Information Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Fidelity National Information Services 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, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and increase in net income. 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 Fidelity National Information Services 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 diversified services industry could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Services ( IYC) while those bearish on the diversified services industry 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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