CSX, CMG, WFM, UNP And TGT, 5 Services Stocks Pushing The Sector Lower

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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 Services sector currently sits down 0.45 versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.17. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Tetra Tech ( TTEK), down 13.09, Gannett ( GCI), down 4.21, Louisiana-Pacific ( LPX), down 4.04, Arrow Electronics ( ARW), down 2.10 and Directv ( DTV), down 1.07. Top gainers within the sector include Vantiv ( VNTV), up 2.7%, DISH Network ( DISH), up 2.7%, Delhaize Group ( DEG), up 2.5%, Mercadolibre ( MELI), up 2.4% and Netflix ( NFLX), up 2.3%.

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

5. CSX ( CSX) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, CSX is down $0.36 (-1.4%) to $24.93 on light volume Thus far, 2.2 million shares of CSX exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $24.89-$25.34 after having opened the day at $25.28 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $25.29.

CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides rail-based transportation services. It offers traditional rail services, and transports intermodal containers and trailers. CSX has a market cap of $25.4 billion and is part of the transportation industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 28.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate CSX a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CSX as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. 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 CSX Ratings Report now.

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