4 Stocks Pulling The Diversified Services Industry Downward

Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 19 points (-0.1%) at 15,282 as of Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,222 issues advancing vs. 1,685 declining with 126 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Portfolio Recovery Associates ( PRAA), down 5.0%, Moody's Corporation ( MCO), down 1.2%, Priceline.com ( PCLN), down 0.8% and Hertz Global Holdings ( HTZ), down 0.7%. Top gainers within the industry include Giant Interactive Group ( GA), up 4.5%, VCA Antech ( WOOF), up 3.8%, Stantec ( STN), up 2.3%, AthenaHealth ( ATHN), up 2.1% and Team Health Holdings ( TMH), up 1.9%.

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

4. GATX ( GMT) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, GATX is down $1.20 (-2.5%) to $45.83 on heavy volume. Thus far, 228,571 shares of GATX exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 281,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $45.57-$46.80 after having opened the day at $46.80 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $47.03.

GATX Corporation leases, operates, manages, and remarkets assets in the rail and marine markets in North America and internationally. The company operates in four segments: Rail North America, Rail International, American Steamship Company (ASC), and Portfolio Management. GATX has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 6.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate GATX a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates GATX as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, 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 sub par growth in net income. Get the full GATX Ratings Report now.

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