3 Stocks Underperforming Today In The Diversified Services Industry

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Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 67 points (-0.4%) at 17,031 as of Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,211 issues advancing vs. 1,801 declining with 159 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.3%. Top gainers within the industry include Shutterstock ( SSTK), up 4.4%, CoStar Group ( CSGP), up 1.6% and Priceline Group ( PCLN), up 0.7%.

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

3. Grana y Montero SAA ADR ( GRAM) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Grana y Montero SAA ADR is down $0.44 (-2.7%) to $15.94 on light volume. Thus far, 25,220 shares of Grana y Montero SAA ADR exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 136,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $15.87-$16.39 after having opened the day at $16.34 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $16.38.

Gra a y Montero S.A.A., together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the engineering and infrastructure services sector in Latin America. The company undertakes construction projects in the fields of mining, energy, gas and oil, and buildings, as well as earth-moving mining contracts. Grana y Montero SAA ADR has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 22.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Grana y Montero SAA ADR a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Grana y Montero SAA ADR as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Grana y Montero SAA ADR Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Tyco International ( TYC) is down $0.37 (-0.8%) to $44.25 on average volume. Thus far, 1.4 million shares of Tyco International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $44.23-$44.75 after having opened the day at $44.62 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.62.

Tyco International Ltd. provides security, fire detection, suppression, and life safety products and services worldwide. Tyco International has a market cap of $19.8 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 8.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 5 analysts that 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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1. As of noon trading, Hertz Global Holdings ( HTZ) is down $0.32 (-1.1%) to $29.23 on light volume. Thus far, 2.7 million shares of Hertz Global Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $29.14-$29.64 after having opened the day at $29.42 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $29.55.

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 $13.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 3.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Hertz Global Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 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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