4 Stocks Pushing The Services Sector Lower

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 21 points (0.1%) at 16,093 as of Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, 11:45 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,560 issues advancing vs. 1,331 declining with 131 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Cracker Barrel Old Country Store ( CBRL), down 5.7%, DSW ( DSW), down 5.4%, United Continental Holdings ( UAL), down 2.0%, AutoZone ( AZO), down 1.7% and Kroger ( KR), down 1.4%. Top gainers within the sector include Men's Wearhouse ( MW), up 8.3%, Tiffany ( TIF), up 7.9%, Rite Aid Corporation ( RAD), up 5.0%, Ryanair Holdings ( RYAAY), up 4.8% and Copart ( CPRT), up 4.1%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the sector lower today:

4. LATAM Airlines Group S.A ( LFL) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, LATAM Airlines Group S.A is down $0.41 (-2.5%) to $15.75 on light volume. Thus far, 91,850 shares of LATAM Airlines Group S.A exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 638,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $15.72-$16.03 after having opened the day at $16.03 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $16.16.

LATAM Airlines Group S.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides passenger and cargo air transportation services primarily in South America. LATAM Airlines Group S.A has a market cap of $7.8 billion and is part of the transportation industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 565.0, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 28.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate LATAM Airlines Group S.A a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates LATAM Airlines Group S.A as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full LATAM Airlines Group S.A Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Magna International ( MGA) is down $0.82 (-1.0%) to $81.45 on light volume. Thus far, 158,759 shares of Magna International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 583,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $81.25-$82.54 after having opened the day at $82.27 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $82.27.

Magna International Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and engineers automotive systems and components to original equipment manufacturers primarily in North America, Europe, and internationally. Magna International has a market cap of $18.6 billion and is part of the wholesale industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.0, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 65.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Magna International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Magna International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Magna International Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Comcast ( CMCSK) is down $0.33 (-0.7%) to $47.66 on average volume. Thus far, 817,591 shares of Comcast exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $47.66-$48.37 after having opened the day at $48.07 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $47.99.

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 $22.5 billion and is part of the media industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.0, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 33.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Comcast a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none 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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1. As of noon trading, Time Warner ( TWX) is down $0.89 (-1.4%) to $65.45 on average volume. Thus far, 2.8 million shares of Time Warner exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $65.16-$66.76 after having opened the day at $66.72 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $66.34.

Time Warner Inc. operates as a media and entertainment company in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Networks, Film and TV Entertainment, and Publishing. The Networks segment consists of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and Home Box Office, Inc. Time Warner has a market cap of $60.6 billion and is part of the media industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.0, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 40.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 17 analysts that rate Time Warner a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Time Warner as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Time Warner 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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