RHI, EDU, MCO And TYC, 4 Diversified Services Stocks Pushing The Industry Lower

All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 66 points (0.4%) at 14,999 as of Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 12:51 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,256 issues advancing vs. 1,690 declining with 89 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. A company within the industry that increased today was Visa ( V), up 0.9%.

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

4. Robert Half International ( RHI) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Robert Half International is down $1.65 (-5.0%) to $31.65 on heavy volume. Thus far, 3.4 million shares of Robert Half International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $30.64-$32.08 after having opened the day at $31.90 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $33.30.

Robert Half International Inc. provides staffing and risk consulting services in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Robert Half International has a market cap of $4.7 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 4.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Robert Half International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Robert Half International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth 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 Robert Half International Ratings Report now.

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