3 Stocks Dragging The Diversified Services Industry Downward

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One out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 24 points (0.1%) at 16,720 as of Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,382 issues advancing vs. 1,595 declining with 161 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits down 0.9% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include ExamWorks Group ( EXAM), down 12.7%, Advisory Board ( ABCO), down 4.3%, Shutterstock ( SSTK), down 4.2%, Financial Engines ( FNGN), down 4.2% and Altisource Portfolio Solutions ( ASPS), down 3.3%. Top gainers within the industry include Convergys Corporation ( CVG), up 2.2%, VCA Antech ( WOOF), up 1.9%, GATX ( GMT), up 1.4% and Booz Allen Hamilton ( BAH), up 1.2%.

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

3. 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 $0.47 (-0.6%) to $79.00 on light volume. Thus far, 562,951 shares of McGraw Hill Financial exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $78.74-$79.82 after having opened the day at $79.44 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $79.47.

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 $21.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 1.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate McGraw Hill Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate 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 revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. 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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