3 Stocks Dragging In The Services Sector

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 28 points (0.2%) at 16,953 as of Monday, June 9, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,914 issues advancing vs. 1,041 declining with 157 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits up 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Maximus ( MMS), down 6.6%, Melco Crown Entertainment ( MPEL), down 5.9%, Rite Aid ( RAD), down 2.7%, MGM Resorts International ( MGM), down 2.2% and Cencosud ( CNCO), down 2.0%. Top gainers within the sector include Family Dollar Stores ( FDO), up 14.0%, YY ( YY), up 4.4%, Grupo Televisa SAB ( TV), up 2.1%, United Rentals ( URI), up 1.9% and Liberty Global ( LBTYK), up 1.6%.

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

3. Wynn Resorts ( WYNN) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, Wynn Resorts is down $6.65 (-3.2%) to $198.33 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.6 million shares of Wynn Resorts exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $195.80-$201.49 after having opened the day at $200.24 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $204.98.

Wynn Resorts, Limited, together with its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates destination casino resorts. It operates in two segments, Macau Operations and Las Vegas Operations. The company operates Wynn Macau and Encore at Wynn Macau resort located in the People's Republic of China. Wynn Resorts has a market cap of $20.8 billion and is part of the leisure industry. Shares are up 5.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Wynn Resorts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Wynn Resorts 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, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Wynn Resorts Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Las Vegas Sands ( LVS) is down $1.63 (-2.2%) to $72.82 on heavy volume. Thus far, 4.5 million shares of Las Vegas Sands exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $71.50-$73.45 after having opened the day at $72.84 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $74.45.

Las Vegas Sands Corp. develops, owns, and operates integrated resorts in Asia and the United States. The company owns and operates The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel, Sands Cotai Central, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao, the Plaza Casino, and the Sands Macao in Macau, the People's Republic of China. Las Vegas Sands has a market cap of $60.7 billion and is part of the leisure industry. Shares are down 5.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Las Vegas Sands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Las Vegas Sands as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. 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 Las Vegas Sands Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Netflix ( NFLX) is down $3.63 (-0.8%) to $426.50 on light volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Netflix exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.6 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $423.85-$430.65 after having opened the day at $429.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $430.13.

Netflix, Inc. operates as an Internet television network, is engaged in the Internet delivery of TV shows and movies directly on TVs, computers, and mobile devices in the United States and internationally. Netflix has a market cap of $25.7 billion and is part of the media industry. Shares are up 16.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Netflix a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Netflix as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full Netflix 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 services sector could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Services ( IYC) while those bearish on the services sector could consider ProShares Ultra Short Consumer Sers ( SCC).
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