KMX, GLNG And BBBY, Pushing Services Sector Downward

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Two out of the three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 5 points (0.0%) at 17,810 as of Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, 12:20 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,661 issues advancing vs. 1,320 declining with 162 unchanged.

The Services sector currently sits up 0.1% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include Ctrip.com International ( CTRP), down 10.4%, Sears Holdings ( SHLD), down 2.5%, Hertz Global Holdings ( HTZ), down 2.5%, AerCap Holdings ( AER), down 1.5% and Tyco International ( TYC), down 1.4%. Top gainers within the sector include Caesars Entertainment ( CZR), up 6.1%, Hain Celestial Group ( HAIN), up 3.6%, Zillow ( Z), up 2.6%, Cencosud ( CNCO), up 2.2% and Time Warner ( TWX), up 1.5%.

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

3. CarMax ( KMX) is one of the companies pushing the Services sector lower today. As of noon trading, CarMax is down $0.48 (-0.8%) to $56.23 on light volume. Thus far, 312,693 shares of CarMax exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.2 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $55.99-$56.90 after having opened the day at $56.82 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.71.

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CarMax, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer of used vehicles in the United States. It operates in two segments, CarMax Sales Operations and CarMax Auto Finance. CarMax has a market cap of $12.1 billion and is part of the specialty retail industry. Shares are up 20.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate CarMax a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CarMax as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. 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 CarMax Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Golar LNG ( GLNG) is down $1.81 (-3.5%) to $50.42 on heavy volume. Thus far, 1.9 million shares of Golar LNG exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $48.26-$52.50 after having opened the day at $52.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $52.23.

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Golar LNG Limited, a midstream liquefied natural gas (LNG) company, is engaged in the transportation, regasification and liquefaction, and trading of LNG. The company operates in two segments, Vessel Operations and Commodity Trading. Golar LNG has a market cap of $4.9 billion and is part of the transportation industry. Shares are up 45.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Golar LNG a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Golar LNG as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Golar LNG Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Bed Bath & Beyond ( BBBY) is down $0.64 (-0.9%) to $72.42 on light volume. Thus far, 576,618 shares of Bed Bath & Beyond exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $72.37-$73.27 after having opened the day at $73.07 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $73.06.

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Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail stores. Bed Bath & Beyond has a market cap of $13.7 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are down 9.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Bed Bath & Beyond a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Bed Bath & Beyond as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Bed Bath & Beyond 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 services sector could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Services ( IYC) while those bearish on the services sector could consider ProShares Ultra Short Consumer Sers ( SCC).

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