WTW, CXW, ATHN, MYGN And FLT, Pushing Diversified Services Industry Downward

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 44 points (0.3%) at 15,464 as of Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,183 issues advancing vs. 1,800 declining with 78 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits up 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Education Management Corporation ( EDMC), down 3.5%, Geo Group ( GEO), down 2.9%, Amerco ( UHAL), down 0.8% and Fidelity National Information Services ( FIS), down 0.7%. Top gainers within the industry include Digital Generation ( DGIT), up 26.9%, Portfolio Recovery Associates ( PRAA), up 2.2%, VCA Antech ( WOOF), up 2.4%, Infoblox ( BLOX), up 2.1% and Maximus ( MMS), up 1.9%.

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

5. Weight Watchers International ( WTW) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Weight Watchers International is down $0.65 (-1.8%) to $36.38 on average volume. Thus far, 221,029 shares of Weight Watchers International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 557,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $36.31-$37.13 after having opened the day at $36.90 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $37.03.

Weight Watchers International, Inc. provides weight management services in North America, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and internationally. It offers a range of products and services comprising nutritional, exercise, and behavioral tools and approaches. Weight Watchers International has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 29.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Weight Watchers International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Weight Watchers International as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its expanding profit margins over time. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Weight Watchers International Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Corrections Corporation of America ( CXW) is down $0.52 (-1.5%) to $34.32 on average volume. Thus far, 559,159 shares of Corrections Corporation of America exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $34.01-$34.69 after having opened the day at $34.68 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $34.83.

Corrections Corporation of America, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates privatized correctional and detention facilities in the United States. Corrections Corporation of America has a market cap of $3.5 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 2.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Corrections Corporation of America a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Corrections Corporation of America as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Corrections Corporation of America Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, AthenaHealth ( ATHN) is down $3.41 (-3.0%) to $112.25 on average volume. Thus far, 311,993 shares of AthenaHealth exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 499,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $110.86-$113.82 after having opened the day at $112.14 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $115.66.

athenahealth, Inc., a business services company, provides ongoing billing, clinical-related, and other related services to medical group practices primarily in the United States. The company provides services through the athenaNet, a proprietary Internet-based practice management application. AthenaHealth has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 57.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate AthenaHealth a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates AthenaHealth as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and premium valuation. Get the full AthenaHealth Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Myriad Genetics ( MYGN) is down $0.48 (-1.6%) to $30.02 on light volume. Thus far, 405,824 shares of Myriad Genetics exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $29.92-$30.83 after having opened the day at $30.83 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $30.50.

Myriad Genetics, Inc., a molecular diagnostic company, focuses on the development and marketing of predictive medicine, personalized medicine, and prognostic medicine tests primarily in the United States. Myriad Genetics has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 11.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Myriad Genetics a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Myriad Genetics as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Myriad Genetics Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Fleetcor Technologies ( FLT) is down $0.63 (-0.7%) to $96.62 on average volume. Thus far, 377,020 shares of Fleetcor Technologies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 741,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $96.04-$97.65 after having opened the day at $97.65 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $97.25.

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 $8.0 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 83.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Fleetcor Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 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. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Fleetcor Technologies 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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