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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