BKW, RYAAY, FRAN, CAB And BBBY, Pushing Services Sector Downward

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 108 points (0.7%) at 14,942 as of Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,111 issues advancing vs. 816 declining with 96 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits up 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which is up 1.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Delhaize Group ( DEG), down 7.0%, SAIC ( SAI), down 5.2%, H&R Block ( HRB), down 2.1% and Luxottica Group ( LUX), down 1.8%. Top gainers within the sector include Dollar General Corporation ( DG), up 6.3%, Dollar Tree Stores ( DLTR), up 3.2%, MGM Resorts International ( MGM), up 2.9%, Royal Philips ( PHG), up 3.0% and CSX ( CSX), up 2.2%.

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

5. Burger King Worldwide ( BKW) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, Burger King Worldwide is down $0.47 (-2.4%) to $19.10 on light volume. Thus far, 222,101 shares of Burger King Worldwide exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 677,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $19.09-$19.49 after having opened the day at $19.43 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $19.57.

Burger King Worldwide, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates and franchises fast food hamburger restaurants, primarily under the Burger King brand worldwide. Burger King Worldwide has a market cap of $6.9 billion and is part of the leisure industry. Shares are up 19.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Burger King Worldwide a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Burger King Worldwide as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full Burger King Worldwide Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Ryanair Holdings ( RYAAY) is down $3.71 (-7.6%) to $45.15 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.6 million shares of Ryanair Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 284,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $41.07-$45.38 after having opened the day at $42.23 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $48.86.

Ryanair Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides scheduled-passenger airline services in Ireland, the United Kingdom, continental Europe, and Morocco. Ryanair Holdings has a market cap of $13.5 billion and is part of the transportation industry. Shares are up 42.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Ryanair Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ryanair Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Ryanair Holdings Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Francescas Holdings ( FRAN) is down $6.18 (-25.7%) to $17.84 on heavy volume. Thus far, 14.2 million shares of Francescas Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $17.62-$19.06 after having opened the day at $18.55 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $24.02.

Francesca's Holdings Corporation, through its subsidiary, Francesca's Collections, Inc., operates a chain of retail boutiques. The company offers a selection of fashion apparel, jewelry, accessories, and gifts primarily to its female customers. Francescas Holdings has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are down 7.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Francescas Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Francescas Holdings 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 impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full Francescas Holdings Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Cabela's ( CAB) is down $1.83 (-2.8%) to $63.97 on heavy volume. Thus far, 897,148 shares of Cabela's exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 665,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $63.47-$65.79 after having opened the day at $65.65 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $65.80.

Cabela's Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer and direct marketer of hunting, fishing, camping, and related outdoor merchandise. The company operates through three segments: Retail, Direct, and Financial Services. Cabela's has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the specialty retail industry. Shares are up 57.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Cabela's a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cabela's as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, robust revenue growth, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Cabela's Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Bed Bath & Beyond ( BBBY) is down $1.66 (-2.2%) to $72.10 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of Bed Bath & Beyond exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $71.73-$73.80 after having opened the day at $73.49 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $73.76.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail stores. Bed Bath & Beyond has a market cap of $16.1 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are up 31.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Bed Bath & Beyond a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Bed Bath & Beyond as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in stock price during the past year, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures 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 Bed Bath & Beyond 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 services sector could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Services ( IYC) while those bearish on the services sector could consider ProShares Ultra Short Consumer Sers ( SCC).

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