5 Stocks Underperforming Today In The Services Sector

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 92 points (0.6%) at 15,993 as of Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, 11:45 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,118 issues advancing vs. 784 declining with 108 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits up 0.9% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.6%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Liquidity Service ( LQDT), down 19.9%, Air Lease ( AL), down 5.1%, Target ( TGT), down 3.4%, Cencosud ( CNCO), down 1.3% and Directv ( DTV), down 0.8%. Top gainers within the sector include Williams-Sonoma ( WSM), up 6.3%, Mercadolibre ( MELI), up 4.3%, Melco Crown Entertainment ( MPEL), up 2.9%, LKQ Corporation ( LKQ), up 2.7% and Staples ( SPLS), up 2.6%.

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

5. Trinity Industries ( TRN) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, Trinity Industries is down $3.17 (-5.9%) to $50.36 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Trinity Industries exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $50.05-$51.88 after having opened the day at $51.51 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $53.53.

Trinity Industries, Inc. provides products and services to the industrial, energy, transportation, and construction sectors primarily in the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Singapore, and Sweden. Trinity Industries has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the transportation industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 48.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Trinity Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Trinity Industries 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 attractive valuation levels. 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 Trinity Industries Ratings Report now.

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