5 Stocks Driving The Diversified Services Industry Higher

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 15 points (0.1%) at 15,558 as of Monday, July 22, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,691 issues advancing vs. 1,251 declining with 101 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include AthenaHealth ( ATHN), up 3.4%, and SAIC ( SAI), up 2.6%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

5. Fleetcor Technologies ( FLT) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Fleetcor Technologies is up $1.01 (1.2%) to $87.88 on light volume. Thus far, 303,532 shares of Fleetcor Technologies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 840,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $86.81-$88.08 after having opened the day at $87.15 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $86.87.

FleetCor Technologies, Inc. provides fuel cards and workforce payment products and services to businesses, commercial fleets, oil companies, petroleum marketers, and government entities in North America, Latin America, and Europe. Fleetcor Technologies has a market cap of $7.1 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 61.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Fleetcor Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Fleetcor Technologies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. 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 Fleetcor Technologies Ratings Report now.

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