MAN, GPN, SAI, SBAC And WU, Pushing Diversified Services Industry Downward

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 20 points (-0.1%) at 15,298 as of Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 12:50 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 0.57 versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.17. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Tetra Tech ( TTEK), down 13.17, Envestnet ( ENV), down 7.54, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company ( RRD), down 3.39, URS Corporation ( URS), down 1.75 and CoStar Group ( CSGP), down 1.55. Top gainers within the industry include Mercadolibre ( MELI), up 2.3%, AECOM Technology Corporation ( ACM), up 1.5% and MasterCard Incorporated ( MA), up 0.9%.

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

5. ManpowerGroup ( MAN) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, ManpowerGroup is down $1.03 (-1.8%) to $55.79 on light volume Thus far, 121,683 shares of ManpowerGroup exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 559,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $55.61-$56.70 after having opened the day at $56.70 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.82.

ManpowerGroup Inc. provides workforce solutions and services. ManpowerGroup has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 33.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate ManpowerGroup a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates ManpowerGroup 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 and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full ManpowerGroup Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Global Payments ( GPN) is down $0.83 (-1.7%) to $48.07 on light volume Thus far, 267,688 shares of Global Payments exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 859,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $48.04-$48.75 after having opened the day at $48.68 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $48.90.

Global Payments Inc. Global Payments has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.0, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 7.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Global Payments a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Global Payments as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, reasonable valuation levels, increase in net income 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 Global Payments Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, SAIC ( SAI) is down $0.22 (-1.6%) to $13.44 on light volume Thus far, 709,898 shares of SAIC exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $13.44-$13.73 after having opened the day at $13.61 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $13.66.

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 20.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. 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 largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. 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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2. As of noon trading, SBA Communications ( SBAC) is down $0.69 (-0.9%) to $75.18 on light volume Thus far, 344,380 shares of SBA Communications exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $75.14-$75.98 after having opened the day at $75.98 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $75.87.

SBA Communications Corporation owns and operates wireless communications towers in the United States, Canada, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, and Brazil. SBA Communications has a market cap of $9.6 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 6.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate SBA Communications a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates SBA Communications as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full SBA Communications Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Western Union Company ( WU) is down $0.12 (-0.7%) to $17.00 on light volume Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Western Union Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $17.00-$17.23 after having opened the day at $17.15 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $17.13.

The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business, and Business Solutions. The Consumer-to-Consumer segment offers cash money transfer services involving walk-in agent locations. Western Union Company has a market cap of $9.4 billion and is part of the financial sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 25.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Western Union Company a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Western Union Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Western Union Company 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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