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The following is a list of stocks from the services industry that have seen significant institutional selling over the last three months.

To create this list, we started with the largest 120 services stocks by market cap. We then collected data on institutional flows, and narrowed down the list by only focusing on those names seeing outflows.

The smart money seems to think there's more downside to these names. What do you think? Full details below.

Institutional data sourced from Reuters, short float and performance data sourced from Finviz.

Interactive Chart: Press Play to compare changes in analyst ratings over the last two years for the stocks mentioned below. Analyst ratings sourced from Zacks Investment Research. Note: The numbers on top of items represent the forward P/E ratio, if available.


The list has been sorted by the change in institutional ownership.

1. Dice Holdings, Inc. (DHX): Staffing and Outsourcing Services Industry. Market cap of $837.2M. Institutional investors currently own 47,587,647 vs. 59,295,080 shares held three months ago (-19.74% change). Short float at 1.27%, which implies a short ratio of 2.42 days. The stock has gained 122.65% over the last year.

2. DSW Inc. (DSW): Apparel Stores Industry. Market cap of $1.54B. Institutional investors currently own 18,433,496 vs. 19,899,379 shares held three months ago (-7.37% change). Short float at 26.7%, which implies a short ratio of 10.18 days. The stock has gained 45.59% over the last year.

3. Fair Isaac Corp. (FICO): Business Services Industry. Market cap of $930.07M. Institutional investors currently own 40,087,737 vs. 42,822,951 shares held three months ago (-6.39% change). Short float at 17.36%, which implies a short ratio of 31.39 days. The stock has gained 6.88% over the last year.

4. AMR Corporation (AMR): Major Airlines Industry. Market cap of $2.45B. Institutional investors currently own 239,864,090 vs. 253,419,318 shares held three months ago (-5.35% change). Short float at 7.83%, which implies a short ratio of 2.49 days. The stock has lost -7.55% over the last year.

5. Safe Bulkers, Inc. (SB): Shipping Industry. Market cap of $561.3M. Institutional investors currently own 7,949,880 vs. 8,278,384 shares held three months ago (-3.97% change). Short float at 1.87%, which implies a short ratio of 2.97 days. The stock has gained 11.96% over the last year.

Source: Five Services Stocks Witnessing Institutional Selling