5 Stocks Pushing The Diversified Services Industry Higher

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 22 points (0.1%) at 15,424 as of Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,875 issues advancing vs. 1,030 declining with 132 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include Robert Half International ( RHI), up 1.9%, Computer Sciences Corporation ( CSC), up 1.4%, Fidelity National Information Services ( FIS), up 1.0% and Moody's Corporation ( MCO), up 0.7%.

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

5. Tyco International ( TYC) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Tyco International is up $0.27 (0.8%) to $34.77 on light volume. Thus far, 801,373 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 $34.30-$34.79 after having opened the day at $34.44 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $34.50.

Tyco International Ltd. provides security, fire detection, suppression, and life safety products and services worldwide. Tyco International has a market cap of $16.1 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 19.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. 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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