JEC, FIS, WU, HTZ And PCLN, Pushing Diversified Services Industry Downward

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 82 points (-0.5%) at 15,473 as of Friday, July 26, 2013, 12:49 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,028 issues advancing vs. 1,878 declining with 105 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits down 0.8% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.4%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Global Payments ( GPN), down 5.6%, and Visa ( V), down 0.8%.

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

5. Jacobs Engineering Group ( JEC) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Jacobs Engineering Group is down $0.95 (-1.6%) to $59.13 on average volume. Thus far, 475,088 shares of Jacobs Engineering Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 819,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $59.01-$60.84 after having opened the day at $59.69 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $60.08.

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. provides technical, professional, and construction services to various industrial, commercial, and governmental clients worldwide. Jacobs Engineering Group has a market cap of $7.8 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 41.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Jacobs Engineering Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Jacobs Engineering Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth 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 Jacobs Engineering Group Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Fidelity National Information Services ( FIS) is down $0.36 (-0.8%) to $44.19 on light volume. Thus far, 253,395 shares of Fidelity National Information Services exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $43.86-$44.32 after having opened the day at $44.19 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.55.

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. provides banking and payments technology solutions worldwide. The company offers financial institution core processing, card issuer, and transaction processing services, including the national electronic funds transfer network. Fidelity National Information Services has a market cap of $13.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 28.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Fidelity National Information Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Fidelity National Information Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and increase in net income. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Fidelity National Information Services Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Western Union Company ( WU) is down $0.26 (-1.5%) to $16.90 on average volume. Thus far, 3.2 million shares of Western Union Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $16.88-$17.16 after having opened the day at $17.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $17.16.

The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business, and Business Solutions. The Consumer-to-Consumer segment offers cash money transfer services involving walk-in agent locations. Western Union Company has a market cap of $9.7 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 26.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Western Union Company a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Western Union Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins, 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 somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Western Union Company Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Hertz Global Holdings ( HTZ) is down $0.36 (-1.3%) to $26.50 on heavy volume. Thus far, 5.6 million shares of Hertz Global Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $26.00-$26.66 after having opened the day at $26.66 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $26.86.

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the car and equipment rental businesses worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Car Rental and Equipment Rental. Hertz Global Holdings has a market cap of $10.7 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 65.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Hertz Global Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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

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1. As of noon trading, Priceline.com ( PCLN) is down $14.75 (-1.6%) to $897.25 on heavy volume. Thus far, 644,675 shares of Priceline.com exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 705,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $884.00-$899.53 after having opened the day at $885.66 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $912.00.

priceline.com Incorporated operates as a online travel company. Priceline.com has a market cap of $44.8 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 47.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 17 analysts that rate Priceline.com a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Priceline.com as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, robust revenue growth 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 Priceline.com 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 diversified services industry could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Services ( IYC) while those bearish on the diversified services industry could consider ProShares Ultra Short Consumer Sers ( SCC).

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