5 Stocks Dragging The Services Sector Downward

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 11 points (0.1%) at 15,533 as of Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,505 issues advancing vs. 1,392 declining with 116 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Spirit Airlines ( SAVE), down 7.9%, Discovery Communications ( DISCA), down 4.1%, Thomson Reuters Corporation ( TRI), down 3.5%, LATAM Airlines Group S.A ( LFL), down 3.6% and Fidelity National Information Services ( FIS), down 2.8%. Top gainers within the sector include Boyd Gaming Corporation ( BYD), up 17.9%, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company ( RRD), up 11.8%, DineEquity ( DIN), up 10.3%, Western Union Company ( WU), up 8.9% and Rockwell Automation ( ROK), up 5.5%.

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

5. DISH Network ( DISH) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, DISH Network is down $0.46 (-1.1%) to $43.16 on average volume. Thus far, 1.6 million shares of DISH Network exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $42.85-$44.07 after having opened the day at $43.68 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.62.

DISH Network Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, offers direct broadcast satellite subscription television services in the United States. DISH Network has a market cap of $9.6 billion and is part of the media industry. Shares are up 22.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate DISH Network a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates DISH Network as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full DISH Network Ratings Report now.

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