Today's Top Performers In Services

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 31 points (0.2%) at 16,096 as of Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, 11:45 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,434 issues advancing vs. 1,496 declining with 119 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. Top gainers within the sector include Giant Interactive Group ( GA), up 11.9%, Sears Holdings Corporation ( SHLD), up 3.9%, Rite Aid Corporation ( RAD), up 3.6%, Burger King Worldwide ( BKW), up 3.3% and United Continental Holdings ( UAL), up 3.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include ADT Corporation ( ADT), down 6.9%, Hain Celestial Group ( HAIN), down 3.2%, Cencosud ( CNCO), down 1.3%, Moody's Corporation ( MCO), down 0.9% and Yum Brands ( YUM), down 0.8%.

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

5. Macy's ( M) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector higher today. As of noon trading, Macy's is up $0.74 (1.4%) to $52.00 on light volume. Thus far, 1.8 million shares of Macy's exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $51.40-$52.13 after having opened the day at $51.54 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $51.26.

Macy's, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates stores and Internet Websites in the United States. Macy's has a market cap of $19.1 billion and is part of the retail industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.4, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 30.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Macy's a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Macy's as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. 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 Macy's Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Comcast ( CMCSA) is up $0.32 (0.7%) to $49.84 on average volume. Thus far, 4.1 million shares of Comcast exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $49.34-$49.87 after having opened the day at $49.48 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $49.52.

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 $101.4 billion and is part of the media industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.8, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 27.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 22 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 good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures 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 Comcast Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Delta Air Lines ( DAL) is up $0.69 (2.4%) to $29.29 on light volume. Thus far, 6.0 million shares of Delta Air Lines exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 17.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $28.72-$29.39 after having opened the day at $29.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $28.60.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo in the United States and internationally. Its route network is centered around a system of hub and international gateway airports in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Delta Air Lines has a market cap of $24.0 billion and is part of the transportation industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 136.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Delta Air Lines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Delta Air Lines as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and revenue growth. 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 Delta Air Lines Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Home Depot ( HD) is up $0.73 (0.9%) to $79.91 on light volume. Thus far, 2.1 million shares of Home Depot exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $79.30-$79.93 after having opened the day at $79.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $79.18.

The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. Home Depot has a market cap of $114.4 billion and is part of the retail industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 28.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Home Depot a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Home Depot as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity 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 Home Depot Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Amazon.com ( AMZN) is up $2.49 (0.7%) to $374.80 on average volume. Thus far, 1.5 million shares of Amazon.com exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $373.54-$377.52 after having opened the day at $373.82 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $372.31.

Amazon.com, Inc. operates as an online retailer in North America and internationally. The company operates in two segments, North America and International. Amazon.com has a market cap of $168.9 billion and is part of the retail industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 1317.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 47.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 24 analysts that rate Amazon.com a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Amazon.com as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full Amazon.com 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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