Services Sector: FTI Consulting, G&K Services, MIM Corp., Precis, and PRG-Schultz Business Editors CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 18, 2002--Businesses that serve other businesses has become a significant part of the US economy over the last several years. This week Zacks.com puts the spotlight on the Business Services sector and provides the favorite stocks from 5 Star analysts in the field. (Who are 5 Star analysts? More on that in the "About Zacks All Star Analyst Survey" section below.) Here are the top recommendations in the Business Services sector: FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), G&K Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:GKSRA), MIM Corporation (NASDAQ:MIMS), Precis, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCIS) and PRG-Schultz International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRGX). Discover the full story at Zacks.com http://allstartoppicks.zacks.com What Do The All Stars Recommend: FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN) is a multi-disciplined consulting firm with practices in the areas of financial restructuring, litigation consulting and engineering, and scientific investigation. Some of the company's services include class action lawsuits, financial restructurings and bankruptcy proceedings, and accident investigations. The company recently put together its 14th consecutive quarter of record results with earnings from continuing operations of 36 cents a share on revenue of $55.9 million. The earnings result tripled the year-ago total of 12 cents while revenue improved by more than 90% from $29.2 million. G&K Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:GKSRA) and its subsidiaries are full service uniform rental providers, including the rental of cleanroom garments. The company also provides rental of non-uniform items such as floor mats, dust mops and cloths, wiping towels and selected linen items. Although the impact of continued employment weakness in the overall economy remains a rough spot for the company, GKSRA still saw earnings in the first quarter improve to 47 cents from 45 cents last year. The company also raised its fiscal 2003 revenue estimate to the range of $650 million to $660 million. MIM Corporation (NASDAQ:MIMS) is a pharmaceutical healthcare organization delivering innovative pharmacy benefit and healthcare solutions that provide results beyond expectations. Helped by growth in Specialty and mail prescriptions, MIMS saw third quarter earnings improve to 19 cents a share, which surpassed last year's result by 4 cents. The company generated good operating cash flow and has a strong balance sheet. Precis, Inc. (NASDAQ:PCIS) is a provider of membership programs to a variety of industries, including healthcare, retail, banking, consumer finance and membership-based associations. The company reported third quarter earnings of 13 cents a share on revenue of $11.8 million. The revenue result improved upon last year's $7.6 million due to its continued expansion of its Care Entree business, which provides savings on health-care services to uninsured segments of the country. PRG-Schultz International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRGX) is a leading provider of accounts payable and other recovery audit services to large and mid-size businesses and certain governmental agencies having numerous payment transactions with many vendors. The company achieved its earnings objective, significantly enhanced its cash flow and improved operating margins during the third quarter. PRGX reported earnings from continuing operations, excluding non-recurring expenses, of 14 cents a share on revenue of $116.1 million. Those totals substantially surpassed last year's numbers of 2 cents a share on revenue of $74.7 million. 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