5 Stocks Pulling The Diversified Services Industry Downward

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 42 points (-0.3%) at 15,487 as of Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 930 issues advancing vs. 1,976 declining with 128 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits down 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company ( RRD), down 3.7%, Avis Budget Group ( CAR), down 2.0%, Mercadolibre ( MELI), down 2.4%, Computer Sciences Corporation ( CSC), down 1.5% and Robert Half International ( RHI), down 1.4%.

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

5. Fidelity National Information Services ( FIS) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Fidelity National Information Services is down $0.30 (-0.6%) to $46.55 on light volume. Thus far, 157,022 shares of Fidelity National Information Services exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $46.52-$46.99 after having opened the day at $46.99 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $46.85.

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. provides banking and payments technology solutions worldwide. The company offers financial institution core processing, card issuer, and transaction processing services, including the national electronic funds transfer network. Fidelity National Information Services has a market cap of $13.6 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 33.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Fidelity National Information Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Fidelity National Information Services 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, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Fidelity National Information Services Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Western Union Company ( WU) is down $0.20 (-1.0%) to $18.63 on light volume. Thus far, 780,376 shares of Western Union Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $18.60-$18.86 after having opened the day at $18.83 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $18.83.

The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business, and Business Solutions. The Consumer-to-Consumer segment offers cash money transfer services involving walk-in agent locations. Western Union Company has a market cap of $10.3 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are up 37.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Western Union Company a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Western Union Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Western Union Company Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Tyco International ( TYC) is down $0.26 (-0.7%) to $35.02 on light volume. Thus far, 753,920 shares of Tyco International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $34.90-$35.29 after having opened the day at $35.18 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $35.27.

Tyco International Ltd. provides security, fire detection, suppression, and life safety products and services worldwide. Tyco International has a market cap of $16.0 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 18.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Tyco International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Tyco International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Tyco International Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, SBA Communications ( SBAC) is down $0.68 (-0.9%) to $76.60 on light volume. Thus far, 327,268 shares of SBA Communications exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $76.18-$77.47 after having opened the day at $77.35 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $77.28.

SBA Communications Corporation owns and operates wireless communications towers in the United States, Canada, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, and Brazil. SBA Communications has a market cap of $9.9 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 8.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate SBA Communications a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates SBA Communications as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full SBA Communications Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Hertz Global Holdings ( HTZ) is down $0.75 (-2.7%) to $26.63 on heavy volume. Thus far, 5.7 million shares of Hertz Global Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $26.40-$27.46 after having opened the day at $27.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $27.38.

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the car and equipment rental businesses worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Car Rental and Equipment Rental. Hertz Global Holdings has a market cap of $10.8 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 65.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Hertz Global Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Hertz Global Holdings 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. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Hertz Global Holdings Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 4 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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