3 Stocks Pushing The Diversified Services Industry Higher

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 21 points (0.1%) at 16,839 as of Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,709 issues advancing vs. 1,282 declining with 166 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. Top gainers within the industry include AthenaHealth ( ATHN), up 4.7%, Shutterstock ( SSTK), up 5.0%, Zillow ( Z), up 2.7%, SBA Communications ( SBAC), up 2.5% and Avis Budget Group ( CAR), up 1.4%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include CoStar Group ( CSGP), down 2.0%, and Hertz Global Holdings ( HTZ), down 1.1%.

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

3. Fiserv ( FISV) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Fiserv is up $0.63 (1.1%) to $60.59 on light volume. Thus far, 250,070 shares of Fiserv exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $59.81-$60.71 after having opened the day at $59.95 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $59.96.

Fiserv, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides financial services technology worldwide. Fiserv has a market cap of $15.1 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 1.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate Fiserv a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Fiserv as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Fiserv Ratings Report now.

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