LGF, OMC, TWC, P And EBAY, Pushing Services Sector Downward

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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%. 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%. 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%.

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

5. Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation ( LGF) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation is down $2.45 (-7.3%) to $31.31 on heavy volume. Thus far, 5.0 million shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $30.87-$33.58 after having opened the day at $33.58 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $33.76.

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., an entertainment company, engages in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms, and international distribution and sales activities. Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation has a market cap of $4.5 billion and is part of the media industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 105.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation 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 and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Omnicom Group ( OMC) is down $0.60 (-0.8%) to $71.14 on light volume. Thus far, 389,632 shares of Omnicom Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $70.99-$71.51 after having opened the day at $71.41 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $71.74.

Omnicom Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides advertising, marketing, and corporate communications services in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia pacific. Omnicom Group has a market cap of $18.2 billion and is part of the media industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 43.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Omnicom Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Omnicom Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Omnicom Group Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Time Warner Cable ( TWC) is down $1.33 (-1.0%) to $131.59 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.1 million shares of Time Warner Cable exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $130.76-$132.44 after having opened the day at $132.23 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $132.92.

Time Warner Cable Inc., together with its subsidiaries, offers video, high-speed data, and voice services to residential and business service customers over its broadband cable systems in the United States. Time Warner Cable has a market cap of $34.1 billion and is part of the media industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 36.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Time Warner Cable a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Time Warner Cable as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Time Warner Cable Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Pandora Media ( P) is down $1.36 (-4.6%) to $27.87 on average volume. Thus far, 6.0 million shares of Pandora Media exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 11.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $27.59-$29.30 after having opened the day at $29.05 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $29.23.

Pandora Media, Inc. provides Internet radio services in the United States. The company allows listeners to create up to 100 personalized stations to access unlimited hours of free music and comedy, as well as offers Pandora One, a paid subscription service to listeners. Pandora Media has a market cap of $5.6 billion and is part of the media industry. Shares are up 218.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Pandora Media a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Pandora Media as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been the company's poor growth in earnings per share. Get the full Pandora Media Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, eBay ( EBAY) is down $1.18 (-2.3%) to $49.15 on heavy volume. Thus far, 19.0 million shares of eBay exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 10.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $48.47-$50.74 after having opened the day at $50.72 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $50.33.

eBay Inc. provides online platforms, tools, and services to help individuals and merchants in online and mobile commerce and payments in the United States and internationally. eBay has a market cap of $65.0 billion and is part of the retail industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.9, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 1.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 24 analysts that rate eBay a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates eBay 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, increase in stock price during the past year and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full eBay 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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