3 Diversified Services Stocks Moving The Industry Upward

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 73 points (0.4%) at 16,911 as of Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,966 issues advancing vs. 988 declining with 181 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits up 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. Top gainers within the industry include China HGS Real Estate ( HGSH), up 76.5%, Ryder System ( R), up 1.8%, Air Lease ( AL), up 1.8%, Robert Half International ( RHI), up 1.2% and ManpowerGroup ( MAN), up 1.1%.

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

3. Tyco International ( TYC) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, Tyco International is up $0.30 (0.7%) to $44.75 on light volume. Thus far, 660,429 shares of Tyco International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $44.46-$44.81 after having opened the day at $44.49 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.45.

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Tyco International Ltd. provides security, fire detection, suppression, and life safety products and services worldwide. Tyco International has a market cap of $19.5 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 8.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts who rate Tyco International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Tyco International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Tyco International Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, United Rentals ( URI) is up $0.84 (0.7%) to $115.13 on average volume. Thus far, 567,411 shares of United Rentals exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $114.67-$116.63 after having opened the day at $114.90 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $114.29.

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United Rentals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an equipment rental company. It operates in two segments, General Rentals; and Trench Safety, Power and HVAC (heating, ventilating and air conditioning). United Rentals has a market cap of $10.7 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 46.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 10 analysts who rate United Rentals a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates United Rentals as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. 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 United Rentals Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Hertz Global Holdings ( HTZ) is up $0.39 (1.2%) to $31.55 on light volume. Thus far, 2.4 million shares of Hertz Global Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $31.16-$31.59 after having opened the day at $31.25 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.16.

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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 $13.5 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 8.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 5 analysts who 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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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the diversified services industry could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Services ( IYC) while those bearish on the diversified services industry could consider ProShares Ultra Short Consumer Sers ( SCC).

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