HTZ, TWC And DAL, 3 Services Stocks Pushing The Sector Lower

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 89 points (-0.5%) at 16,857 as of Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,007 issues advancing vs. 1,935 declining with 173 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include United Natural Foods ( UNFI), down 7.5%, United Continental Holdings ( UAL), down 4.2%, Ryanair Holdings ( RYAAY), down 2.0%, Discovery Communications ( DISCA), down 1.8% and Royal Philips ( PHG), down 1.7%. Top gainers within the sector include Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances ( ULTA), up 14.2%, Rite Aid ( RAD), up 3.4%, H&R Block ( HRB), up 2.7%, Ctrip.com International ( CTRP), up 1.9% and Wynn Resorts ( WYNN), up 1.7%.

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

3. Hertz Global Holdings ( HTZ) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, Hertz Global Holdings is down $0.46 (-1.7%) to $26.78 on light volume. Thus far, 2.8 million shares of Hertz Global Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 8.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $26.75-$27.18 after having opened the day at $27.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $27.24.

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the car and equipment rental businesses worldwide. It operates through four segments: U.S. Car Rental, International Car Rental, Worldwide Equipment Rental, and All Other Operations. Hertz Global Holdings has a market cap of $12.1 billion and is part of the diversified services industry. Shares are down 4.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Hertz Global Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Hertz Global Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance 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 Hertz Global Holdings Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Time Warner Cable ( TWC) is down $0.97 (-0.7%) to $142.75 on light volume. Thus far, 510,692 shares of Time Warner Cable exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $142.63-$143.39 after having opened the day at $143.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $143.72.

Time Warner Cable Inc., together with its subsidiaries, offers video, high-speed data, and voice services in the United States. Time Warner Cable has a market cap of $40.2 billion and is part of the media industry. Shares are up 6.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Time Warner Cable a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Time Warner Cable as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, revenue growth, growth in earnings per share 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 Time Warner Cable Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Delta Air Lines ( DAL) is down $1.37 (-3.3%) to $40.55 on heavy volume. Thus far, 15.5 million shares of Delta Air Lines exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 11.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $39.88-$41.08 after having opened the day at $41.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $41.92.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo worldwide. Its route network comprises various gateway airports in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Delta Air Lines has a market cap of $35.5 billion and is part of the transportation industry. Shares are up 52.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Delta Air Lines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Delta Air Lines as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Delta Air Lines 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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