3 Stocks Pushing The Diversified Services Industry Lower

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Two out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 8 points (0.0%) at 16,964 as of Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,180 issues advancing vs. 1,847 declining with 143 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is unchanged. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include AerCap Holdings ( AER), down 1.4%, Fiserv ( FISV), down 0.9% and Verisk Analytics ( VRSK), down 0.8%.

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

3. Fleetcor Technologies ( FLT) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Fleetcor Technologies is down $1.54 (-1.2%) to $131.31 on light volume. Thus far, 167,570 shares of Fleetcor Technologies exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 748,300 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $131.19-$133.42 after having opened the day at $132.93 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $132.85.

FleetCor Technologies, Inc. provides fuel cards and workforce payment products and services in North America, Latin America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. Fleetcor Technologies has a market cap of $10.9 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 13.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Fleetcor Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Fleetcor Technologies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Fleetcor Technologies Ratings Report now.

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