Today's Top Performers In Diversified Services

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All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 7 points (0.0%) at 16,563 as of Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,349 issues advancing vs. 1,605 declining with 179 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits down 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%. Top gainers within the industry include New Oriental Education & Technology Group I ( EDU), up 4.0%, and DeVry Education Group ( DV), up 2.0%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include 51job ( JOBS), down 8.5%, TeleTech Holdings ( TTEC), down 7.1%, Convergys Corporation ( CVG), down 6.4%, Shutterstock ( SSTK), down 2.9% and Air Lease ( AL), down 1.4%.

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

3. ADT ( ADT) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, ADT is up $0.33 (0.9%) to $36.68 on light volume. Thus far, 742,984 shares of ADT exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $36.19-$36.71 after having opened the day at $36.22 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.35.

The ADT Corporation provides electronic security, interactive home and business automation, and related monitoring services under the ADT, ADT Pulse, and Companion Service brands to residential and small business customers in the United States and Canada. ADT has a market cap of $6.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 10.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts who rate ADT a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates ADT as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and weak operating cash flow. Get the full ADT Ratings Report now.

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