5 Stocks Pushing The Diversified Services Industry Lower

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One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 14 points (0.1%) at 16,456 as of Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,718 issues advancing vs. 1,181 declining with 172 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Synnex Corporation ( SNX), down 3.9%, AerCap Holdings N.V ( AER), down 3.2%, DeVry Education Group ( DV), down 2.3%, Genpact ( G), down 1.6% and New Oriental Education & Technology Group I ( EDU), down 1.4%. Top gainers within the industry include Team Health Holdings ( TMH), up 3.9%, Financial Engines ( FNGN), up 1.6%, Shutterstock ( SSTK), up 1.5%, Graham Holdings ( GHC), up 1.5% and Global Payments ( GPN), up 1.4%.

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

5. McGraw Hill Financial ( MHFI) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, McGraw Hill Financial is down $0.39 (-0.5%) to $77.36 on light volume. Thus far, 319,802 shares of McGraw Hill Financial exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $76.96-$77.88 after having opened the day at $77.83 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $77.75.

McGraw Hill Financial, Inc., a financial intelligence company, provides credit ratings, benchmarks, and analytics to capital and commodity markets worldwide. McGraw Hill Financial has a market cap of $21.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 0.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate McGraw Hill Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates McGraw Hill Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full McGraw Hill Financial Ratings Report now.

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