4 Stocks Pushing The Services Sector Lower

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 116 points (0.8%) at 15,038 as of Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, 12:44 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,262 issues advancing vs. 646 declining with 106 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits up 1.0% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.7%. A company within the sector that fell today was UTi Worldwide ( UTIW), up 5.1%. Top gainers within the sector include Delta Air Lines ( DAL), up 6.9%, Sears Holdings Corporation ( SHLD), up 6.4%, LATAM Airlines Group S.A ( LFL), up 4.7%, AutoNation ( AN), up 4.1% and Mercadolibre ( MELI), up 4.9%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the sector lower today:

4. Canadian National Railway ( CNI) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, Canadian National Railway is down $0.51 (-0.5%) to $95.86 on average volume. Thus far, 205,168 shares of Canadian National Railway exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 498,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $95.63-$96.71 after having opened the day at $96.60 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $96.37.

Canadian National Railway Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in rail and related transportation business in North America. Canadian National Railway has a market cap of $40.3 billion and is part of the transportation industry. Shares are up 5.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Canadian National Railway a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 15 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Canadian National Railway as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Canadian National Railway Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, DISH Network ( DISH) is down $0.58 (-1.2%) to $46.04 on average volume. Thus far, 987,117 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 $45.71-$46.62 after having opened the day at $46.48 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.62.

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 $10.1 billion and is part of the media industry. Shares are up 28.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate DISH Network a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates DISH Network as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full DISH Network Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Comcast ( CMCSA) is down $0.21 (-0.5%) to $42.27 on light volume. Thus far, 4.1 million shares of Comcast exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 11.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $42.08-$42.70 after having opened the day at $42.56 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $42.48.

Comcast Corporation operates as a media and technology company worldwide. It operates through Cable Communications, Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment, and Theme Parks segments. Comcast has a market cap of $90.8 billion and is part of the media industry. Shares are up 13.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 21 analysts that rate Comcast a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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

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1. As of noon trading, eBay ( EBAY) is down $0.34 (-0.6%) to $52.50 on average volume. Thus far, 5.1 million shares of eBay exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $52.10-$53.29 after having opened the day at $52.78 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $52.83.

eBay Inc. provides online platforms, tools, and services to help individuals and merchants in online and mobile commerce and payments in the United States and internationally. eBay has a market cap of $67.3 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are up 1.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 24 analysts that rate eBay a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates eBay 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, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations 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 eBay 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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