Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link. All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 57 points (-0.4%) at 15,601 as of Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,233 issues advancing vs. 1,686 declining with 120 unchanged. The Health Services industry currently sits up 0.9% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include Tenet Healthcare ( THC), up 4.1%, Humana ( HUM), up 1.6%, Cigna ( CI), up 1.4%, Express Scripts ( ESRX), up 0.9% and Medtronic ( MDT), up 0.6%. TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 5. HCA Holdings ( HCA) is one of the companies pushing the Health Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, HCA Holdings is up $0.69 (1.8%) to $39.73 on light volume. Thus far, 878,160 shares of HCA Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $38.98-$39.73 after having opened the day at $39.08 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $39.04. HCA Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides health care services in the United States. HCA Holdings has a market cap of $17.4 billion and is part of the health care sector. Shares are up 29.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate HCA Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates HCA Holdings as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full HCA Holdings Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.
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