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The 5 Strongest and 5 Weakest Names in Services


Scripps Networks Interactive and Target are both Strong Buys.

MINYANVILLE ORIGINAL Consumer services and retailers have been extremely strong for the last several months. Retail sales in the US rose more than forecast in July at 0.80% as consumer spending picked up at department stores.

Based on's 20 Strongest Names in the S&P 500 (^GSPC), the services sector has seven names within the top 20.

The chart below shows the five strongest and weakest names within the services sector. Some notable Strong Buys are Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) and Target (TGT). Strong Sells include Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF) and Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)

For those of you who are new to our rating system: Strong Sell (1), Sell (2), Hold (3), Buy (4), Strong Buy (5). Remember, past performance is not a guarantee of future results.

Scripps Networks Interactive



Abercrombie & Fitch Co.

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