Disney and CBS Top Services Stocks Mid-Day: DIS, CBS, FTR, KT, DV

Through early trading, these stocks are helping the Services (NYSE:IYC) sector. Long time Wall St. Cheat Sheet readers know to watch stock prices because Technicals on the Stock Chart are Strong’ is one of the ‘T’s in our CHEAT SHEET investing framework.

The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $30.89, which is $1.03 (+3.4%) above the previous close of $29.86. Walt Disney is an entertainment company with operations in: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, and consumer products.

Stock Price Performance: From July 11, 2011, to October 4, 2011, the stock price had fallen $9.36 (-23.9%) from $39.22 to $29.86. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between January 28, 2011 and February 9, 2011 when shares rose for nine straight trading days, rising 11.6% (+$4.51). It saw one of its worst periods between July 21, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for nine straight trading days, falling 9.3% (-$3.77).

Shares of CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) are trading at $20.47, up 88 cents (+4.5%) from the previous close of $19.59. CBS is a mass media company with operations in entertainment, cable networks, publishing, local broadcasting, and radio.

Stock Price Performance: From July 11, 2011, to October 4, 2011, the stock price had fallen $8.23 (-29.6%) from $27.82 to $19.59. It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 11% (-$3.24). The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 22, 2011 and July 5, 2011 when shares rose for nine straight trading days, rising 7.2% (+$1.91).

Frontier Communications Corporation (NYSE:FTR) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $5.80, which is 17 cents (+3%) above the previous close of $5.63. Frontier Communications Corporation provides telecommunications services to rural areas and small and medium-sized towns and cities.

Stock Price Performance: From July 11, 2011, to October 4, 2011, the stock price had fallen $2.16 (-27.7%) from $7.79 to $5.63. It saw one of its worst periods between August 31, 2011 and September 9, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 6.4% (-47 cents). The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between January 28, 2011 and February 8, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 4% (+34 cents).

Shares of KT Corporation (NYSE:KT) are trading at $15.12, up 49 cents (+3.4%) from the previous close of $14.63. KT is an integrated telecommunications service provider in Korea and Asia.

Stock Price Performance: From July 8, 2011, to October 3, 2011, the stock price had fallen $4.28 (-22.8%) from $18.77 to $14.49. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between August 10, 2011 and August 23, 2011 when shares rose for 10 straight trading days, rising 14% (+$2.17). It saw one of its worst periods between September 15, 2011 and September 22, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 12.5% (-$2.14).

DeVry Inc. (NYSE:DV) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $38.68, which is $1.80 (+4.9%) above the previous close of $36.88. Through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, DeVry owns and operates DeVry University, Chamberlain College of Nursing, U.S. Education, Ross University, Becker Professional Education, and Advanced Academics.

Stock Price Performance: From July 8, 2011, to October 3, 2011, the stock price had fallen $27.38 (-43.7%) from $62.59 to $35.21. It saw one of its worst periods between July 29, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 15.3% (-$9.50). The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 16, 2011 and March 28, 2011 when shares rose for nine straight trading days, rising 9.1% (+$4.59).

 

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