3 Stocks Pushing The Diversified Services Industry Lower

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Two out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 14 points (-0.1%) at 17,796 as of Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, 1:00 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,731 issues advancing vs. 1,243 declining with 202 unchanged.

The Diversified Services industry currently sits up 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the industry include Cardtronics ( CATM), down 1.9%, and Stantec ( STN), down 1.6%. Top gainers within the industry include Myriad Genetics ( MYGN), up 3.1%, Euronet Worldwide ( EEFT), up 2.8%, AerCap Holdings ( AER), up 1.2%, Qiagen ( QGEN), up 1.5% and Ryder System ( R), up 0.7%.

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

3. ADT ( ADT) is one of the companies pushing the Diversified Services industry lower today. As of noon trading, ADT is down $0.47 (-1.3%) to $35.85 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of ADT exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $35.23-$36.43 after having opened the day at $36.37 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $36.32.

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The ADT Corporation provides monitored security, interactive home and business automation, and related monitoring services in the United States and Canada. ADT has a market cap of $6.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 10.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate ADT a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates ADT as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. 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 ADT Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances ( ULTA) is down $3.60 (-2.8%) to $123.78 on average volume. Thus far, 625,206 shares of Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $122.30-$126.04 after having opened the day at $125.47 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $127.38.

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ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. operates specialty retail stores in the United States. Its stores offer an assortment of branded and private label beauty products in cosmetics, fragrance, haircare, skincare, bath and body products, and salon styling tools. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances has a market cap of $8.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 32.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances as a buy. 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, 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 lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Tyco International ( TYC) is down $0.56 (-1.3%) to $42.32 on average volume. Thus far, 1.5 million shares of Tyco International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $42.24-$42.82 after having opened the day at $42.61 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $42.89.

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Tyco International Ltd. designs, sells, installs, and services security, fire detection, suppression, and life safety products worldwide. It operates in three segments: North America Installation & Services, Rest of World Installation & Services, and Global Products. Tyco International has a market cap of $17.3 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 4.5% 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 hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Tyco International 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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