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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 54 points (-0.3%) at 16,409 as of Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,224 issues advancing vs. 1,713 declining with 144 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include Mistras Group ( MG), up 6.2%, CACI International ( CACI), up 3.8%, Maximus ( MMS), up 3.2%, Alliance Data Systems Corporation ( ADS), up 1.0% and CoStar Group ( CSGP), up 0.7%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include TAL International Group ( TAL), down 4.3%, Rent-A-Center ( RCII), down 2.9%, TAL Education Group ( XRS), down 2.8%, Shutterstock ( SSTK), down 2.7% and Textainer Group Holdings ( TGH), down 2.2%.

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

5. AECOM Technology Corporation ( ACM) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, AECOM Technology Corporation is up $0.39 (1.3%) to $30.37 on average volume. Thus far, 341,448 shares of AECOM Technology Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 606,700 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $30.00-$30.60 after having opened the day at $30.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $29.98.

AECOM Technology Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Professional Technical Services (PTS) and Management Support Services (MSS). AECOM Technology Corporation has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.8, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 1.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate AECOM Technology Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates AECOM Technology Corporation 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, attractive valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full AECOM Technology Corporation Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Grand Canyon Education ( LOPE) is up $0.96 (2.0%) to $48.06 on average volume. Thus far, 219,667 shares of Grand Canyon Education exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 393,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $47.12-$48.48 after having opened the day at $47.44 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $47.10.

Grand Canyon Education, Inc., together with its subsididaries, provides postsecondary education services in the United States and Canada. It focuses on offering graduate and undergraduate degree programs in the areas of education, healthcare, business, and liberal arts. Grand Canyon Education has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 8.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Grand Canyon Education a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Grand Canyon Education 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. 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 Grand Canyon Education Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Deluxe Corporation ( DLX) is up $0.89 (1.7%) to $53.00 on average volume. Thus far, 137,504 shares of Deluxe Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 356,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $52.08-$53.00 after having opened the day at $52.15 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $52.11.

Deluxe Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides printed products, forms, and marketing solutions to small businesses and financial institutions primarily in the United States, Canada, Europe, and South America. Deluxe Corporation has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.5, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 0.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Deluxe Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Deluxe Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. 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 Deluxe Corporation Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Air Lease ( AL) is up $0.67 (2.2%) to $31.10 on average volume. Thus far, 403,159 shares of Air Lease exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 715,000 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $30.43-$31.33 after having opened the day at $30.46 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $30.43.

Air Lease Corporation engages in the purchase and leasing of commercial aircraft to airlines worldwide. The company also provides fleet management and remarketing services. Air Lease has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 2.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Air Lease a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Air Lease as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been very high debt management risk by most measures. Get the full Air Lease Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Global Payments ( GPN) is up $2.55 (4.0%) to $66.96 on heavy volume. Thus far, 2.1 million shares of Global Payments exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 683,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $65.77-$68.45 after having opened the day at $65.90 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $64.41.

Global Payments Inc. provides electronic payments transaction processing services worldwide. The company serves as the processing intermediary between the merchant, the credit and debit networks, and the financial institutions that issue cards. Global Payments has a market cap of $4.7 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 0.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Global Payments a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Global Payments as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Global Payments 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 diversified services industry could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Services ( IYC) while those bearish on the diversified services industry could consider ProShares Ultra Short Consumer Sers ( SCC).

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