5 Stocks Dragging The Services Sector Downward

All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 89 points (0.6%) at 15,077 as of Friday, July 5, 2013, 12:49 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,417 issues advancing vs. 1,574 declining with 76 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits up 0.8% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.6%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include 51job ( JOBS), down 5.7%, LATAM Airlines Group S.A ( LFL), down 2.6% and Cencosud ( CNCO), down 2.1%. Top gainers within the sector include Avis Budget Group ( CAR), up 6.3%, New Oriental Education & Technology Group I ( EDU), up 5.1%, Hertz Global Holdings ( HTZ), up 3.3%, Delta Air Lines ( DAL), up 3.0% and MGM Resorts International ( MGM), up 3.1%.

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

5. Ryanair Holdings ( RYAAY) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, Ryanair Holdings is down $1.56 (-2.9%) to $51.49 on heavy volume. Thus far, 322,865 shares of Ryanair Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 309,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $51.00-$52.99 after having opened the day at $51.51 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $53.05.

Ryanair Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides scheduled-passenger airline services in Ireland, the United Kingdom, continental Europe, and Morocco. Ryanair Holdings has a market cap of $15.3 billion and is part of the transportation industry. Shares are up 54.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Ryanair Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ryanair Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, notable return on equity and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Ryanair Holdings Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao ( CBD) is down $0.75 (-1.7%) to $42.62 on average volume. Thus far, 289,541 shares of Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 509,000 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $41.73-$43.16 after having opened the day at $43.07 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.37.

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuic o engages in the retail of food and non-food products to individual consumers through its chain of hypermarkets, supermarkets, specialized and department stores, and e-commerce. Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao has a market cap of $11.5 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are down 1.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. 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 Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company ( RRD) is down $0.56 (-3.8%) to $14.04 on average volume. Thus far, 1.0 million shares of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $14.00-$14.67 after having opened the day at $14.66 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $14.60.

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company provides integrated communication solutions to private and public sectors worldwide. R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the diversified services industry. Shares are up 64.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Thomson Reuters Corporation ( TRI) is down $0.25 (-0.8%) to $32.46 on light volume. Thus far, 301,635 shares of Thomson Reuters Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $32.37-$32.77 after having opened the day at $32.68 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $32.71.

Thomson Reuters Corporation provides intelligent information for businesses and professionals worldwide. It sells electronic content and services to professionals, primarily on a subscription basis. Thomson Reuters Corporation has a market cap of $27.0 billion and is part of the media industry. Shares are up 12.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Thomson Reuters Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Thomson Reuters Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. Get the full Thomson Reuters Corporation Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Sirius XM Radio ( SIRI) is down $0.06 (-1.9%) to $3.40 on light volume. Thus far, 21.2 million shares of Sirius XM Radio exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 56.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $3.39-$3.50 after having opened the day at $3.48 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $3.47.

Sirius XM Radio Inc. provides satellite radio services in the United States and Canada. The company broadcasts music, sports, entertainment, comedy, talk, news, traffic, and weather channels on subscription fee basis through two satellite radio systems. Sirius XM Radio has a market cap of $21.9 billion and is part of the media industry. Shares are up 20.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Sirius XM Radio a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Sirius XM Radio as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Sirius XM Radio 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 services sector could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Services ( IYC) while those bearish on the services sector could consider ProShares Ultra Short Consumer Sers ( SCC).
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