3 Stocks Advancing The Diversified Services Industry

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 81 points (0.5%) at 17,082 as of Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,780 issues advancing vs. 1,159 declining with 188 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. A company within the industry that increased today was Altisource Portfolio Solutions ( ASPS), up 3.0%. A company within the industry that fell today was Zillow ( Z), up 1.8%.

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

3. AthenaHealth ( ATHN) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, AthenaHealth is up $4.58 (3.4%) to $138.06 on average volume. Thus far, 261,766 shares of AthenaHealth exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 667,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $134.29-$139.46 after having opened the day at $134.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $133.48.

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athenahealth, Inc., a business services company, provides ongoing billing, clinical-related, and other related services to medical group practices primarily in the United States. The company provides services through the athenaNet, a proprietary Internet-based practice management application. AthenaHealth has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 0.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 10 analysts who rate AthenaHealth a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates AthenaHealth as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock itself is trading at a premium valuation. Get the full AthenaHealth Ratings Report now.

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