5 Stocks Raising 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 49 points (0.3%) at 16,147 as of Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, 11:45 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,869 issues advancing vs. 987 declining with 109 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. Top gainers within the industry include KBR ( KBR), up 1.8%, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company ( RRD), up 1.6% and Priceline.com ( PCLN), up 0.7%. A company within the industry that fell today was Net 1 Ueps Technologies ( UEPS), up 29.0%.

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

5. AthenaHealth ( ATHN) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, AthenaHealth is up $1.69 (1.3%) to $131.72 on light volume. Thus far, 52,438 shares of AthenaHealth exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 462,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $130.10-$132.48 after having opened the day at $130.87 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $130.03.

athenahealth, Inc., a business services company, provides ongoing billing, clinical-related, and other related services to medical group practices primarily in the United States. The company provides services through the athenaNet, a proprietary Internet-based practice management application. AthenaHealth has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 77.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate AthenaHealth a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates AthenaHealth as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full AthenaHealth Ratings Report now.

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