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 29 points (0.2%) at 17,603 as of Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, 12:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,659 issues advancing vs. 1,296 declining with 183 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits up 0.3% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%. Top gainers within the industry include Amerco ( UHAL), up 1.6%, McGraw Hill Financial ( MHFI), up 0.7%, Thomson Reuters ( TRI), up 0.8% and Fiserv ( FISV), up 0.7%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include SBA Communications ( SBAC), down 1.1%, and AerCap Holdings ( AER), down 0.9%.

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

3. YY Inc ADR ( YY) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry higher today. As of noon trading, YY Inc ADR is up $1.64 (2.1%) to $81.14 on average volume. Thus far, 899,579 shares of YY Inc ADR exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $79.80-$83.51 after having opened the day at $80.87 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $79.50.

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YY Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates an online social platform in the People's Republic of China. YY Inc ADR has a market cap of $4.5 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are up 58.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate YY Inc ADR a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates YY Inc ADR as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full YY Inc ADR Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, United Rentals ( URI) is up $0.85 (0.8%) to $114.24 on light volume. Thus far, 381,512 shares of United Rentals exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $113.32-$114.94 after having opened the day at $113.85 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $113.39.

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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 $11.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 45.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 9 analysts who rate United Rentals a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 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, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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, Priceline Group ( PCLN) is up $11.26 (1.0%) to $1,105.87 on average volume. Thus far, 425,014 shares of Priceline Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 870,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $1,092.85-$1,107.10 after having opened the day at $1,092.89 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $1,094.61.

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The Priceline Group Inc. operates as an online travel company. Priceline Group has a market cap of $57.5 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 5.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 16 analysts who rate Priceline Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Priceline Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Priceline Group 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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