3 Stocks Pushing The Diversified Services Industry Lower

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 6 points (0.0%) at 17,692 as of Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, 12:15 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,899 issues advancing vs. 1,047 declining with 192 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. A company within the industry that fell today was Tyco International ( TYC), up 0.5%. Top gainers within the industry include KBR ( KBR), up 4.9%, SBA Communications ( SBAC), up 1.4% and Hertz Global Holdings ( HTZ), up 2.2%.

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

3. Amerco ( UHAL) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, Amerco is down $3.82 (-1.3%) to $280.75 on heavy volume. Thus far, 26,038 shares of Amerco exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 27,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $279.02-$283.10 after having opened the day at $283.10 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $284.57.

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AMERCO operates as a do-it-yourself moving and storage operator for household and commercial goods in the United States and Canada. Amerco has a market cap of $5.5 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 19.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Amerco a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Amerco as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels 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 Amerco Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, New Oriental Education & Technology Group I ( EDU) is down $0.40 (-1.7%) to $22.36 on light volume. Thus far, 536,286 shares of New Oriental Education & Technology Group I exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $22.34-$22.91 after having opened the day at $22.80 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $22.76.

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New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. provides private educational services primarily in the People's Republic of China. New Oriental Education & Technology Group I has a market cap of $3.5 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 27.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate New Oriental Education & Technology Group I a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates New Oriental Education & Technology Group I as a hold. 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 and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and unimpressive growth in net income. Get the full New Oriental Education & Technology Group I Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, AthenaHealth ( ATHN) is down $5.77 (-4.7%) to $117.74 on average volume. Thus far, 278,673 shares of AthenaHealth exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 525,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $115.64-$118.95 after having opened the day at $116.87 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $123.51.

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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 $4.8 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 8.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate AthenaHealth a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 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, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income and premium valuation. Get the full AthenaHealth 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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