3 Stocks Pulling The Diversified Services Industry Downward

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 65 points (-0.4%) at 16,380 as of Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,832 issues advancing vs. 1,123 declining with 123 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Western Union Company ( WU), down 1.4%, MasterCard Incorporated ( MA), down 1.3%, Priceline.com ( PCLN), down 0.8%, Paychex ( PAYX), down 0.7% and Visa ( V), down 0.6%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

3. Synnex Corporation ( SNX) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Synnex Corporation is down $7.07 (-10.9%) to $58.00 on heavy volume. Thus far, 291,411 shares of Synnex Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 124,000 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $56.06-$63.90 after having opened the day at $63.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $65.07.

SYNNEX Corporation provides distribution and business process outsourcing (BPO) services to resellers, retailers, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) primarily in North America. The company operates in two segments, Distribution Services and Global Business Services (GBS). Synnex Corporation has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.5, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 3.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Synnex Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Synnex Corporation 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, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Synnex Corporation Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Fiserv ( FISV) is down $0.64 (-1.1%) to $57.97 on light volume. Thus far, 284,258 shares of Fiserv exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 939,000 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $57.92-$58.80 after having opened the day at $58.80 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $58.61.

Fiserv, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides financial services technology worldwide. Fiserv has a market cap of $15.1 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.6, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 0.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Fiserv a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Fiserv as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Fiserv Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, McGraw Hill Financial ( MHFI) is down $0.61 (-0.8%) to $77.54 on light volume. Thus far, 290,322 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 $77.32-$78.45 after having opened the day at $78.12 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $78.15.

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 $21.1 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.6, above 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 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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If you are interested in one of these 3 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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