4 Stocks Advancing The Diversified Services Industry

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 72 points (-0.5%) at 15,564 as of Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, 12:54 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 854 issues advancing vs. 2,087 declining with 92 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.4%. A company within the industry that increased today was Education Management Corporation ( EDMC), up 3.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Aaron's ( AAN), down 2.5%, Avis Budget Group ( CAR), down 1.9%, Hertz Global Holdings ( HTZ), down 1.7%, SAIC ( SAI), down 1.8% and Corrections Corporation of America ( CXW), down 1.5%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

4. Cardtronics ( CATM) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Cardtronics is up $1.19 (3.3%) to $37.39 on heavy volume. Thus far, 211,092 shares of Cardtronics exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 230,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $35.86-$37.43 after having opened the day at $36.20 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.20.

Cardtronics, Inc. provides automated consumer financial services through its network of automated teller machines (ATMs) and multi-function financial services kiosks. Cardtronics has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 55.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Cardtronics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cardtronics as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. 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 Cardtronics Ratings Report now.

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