3 Diversified Services Stocks Nudging The Industry Higher

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 29 points (-0.2%) at 16,918 as of Monday, June 23, 2014, 1:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,480 issues advancing vs. 1,509 declining with 147 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include Mercadolibre ( MELI), up 1.1%, Zillow ( Z), up 1.1% and Western Union ( WU), up 0.7%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Euronet Worldwide ( EEFT), down 2.6%, DeVry Education Group ( DV), down 2.2%, Qiagen ( QGEN), down 2.1%, Cintas ( CTAS), down 1.5% and ManpowerGroup ( MAN), down 1.1%.

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

3. YY ( YY) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, YY is up $1.13 (1.6%) to $72.25 on light volume. Thus far, 549,581 shares of YY exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $70.21-$72.61 after having opened the day at $70.99 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $71.12.

YY Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates an online social platform in the People's Republic of China. YY has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 41.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate YY a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates YY as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, robust revenue growth and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including premium valuation and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full YY Ratings Report now.

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