Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.Tyco International ( TYC) pushed the Diversified Services industry higher today making it today's featured diversified services winner. The industry as a whole closed the day down 1.1%. By the end of trading, Tyco International rose $0.82 (2.1%) to $40.49 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 6,460,779 shares of Tyco International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2,873,400 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $39.15-$40.97 after having opened the day at $39.67 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $39.67. Other companies within the Diversified Services industry that increased today were: Computer Sciences Corporation ( CSC), up 9.5%, Command Security Corporation ( MOC), up 9.5%, Onvia ( ONVI), up 6.2% and Cambium Learning Group ( ABCD), up 5.0%.
Tyco International Ltd. provides security, fire detection, suppression, and life safety products and services worldwide. Tyco International has a market cap of $18.3 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.4, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 3.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Tyco International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Tyco International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that we feel that the company's cash flow from its operations has been weak overall.