5 Stocks Advancing The Diversified Services Industry

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 91 points (0.6%) at 15,720 as of Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,156 issues advancing vs. 753 declining with 162 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits up 0.9% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.6%. Top gainers within the industry include Aaron's ( AAN), up 12.2%, New Oriental Education & Technology Group I ( EDU), up 5.0%, Priceline.com ( PCLN), up 3.3%, Alliance Data Systems Corporation ( ADS), up 2.6% and Tyco International ( TYC), up 1.3%.

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

5. Computer Sciences Corporation ( CSC) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Computer Sciences Corporation is up $1.52 (2.6%) to $59.90 on average volume. Thus far, 659,561 shares of Computer Sciences Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $58.61-$59.97 after having opened the day at $58.61 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $58.38.

Computer Sciences Corporation provides information technology (IT) and professional services and solutions in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Computer Sciences Corporation has a market cap of $8.4 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 4.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 3 analysts who rate Computer Sciences Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Computer Sciences Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and poor profit margins. Get the full Computer Sciences Corporation Ratings Report now.

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