Services Sector Review: Top Winning and Losing Stocks

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Services sector:

Gainer (% price change)

  • R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. (NASDAQ:RRD): The shares closed at $21.33, up $6.87, or 47.51%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.38 billion. About the company: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company provides commercial printing and information services. The Company provides solutions that include commercial printing, direct mail, financial printing, print fulfillment, labels, forms, logistics, call centers, transactional print-and-mail, print management, online services, digital photography, color services, and content and database management.
  • Saga Communications, Inc. (AMEX:SGA): The shares closed at $27.04, up $4.51, or 20.02%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $113.69 million. About the company: Saga Communications, Inc. acquires, develops, and operates broadcast properties. The Company owns and operates FM and AM radio stations, state radio networks, a farm radio network, and television stations in the United States.
  • MDC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:MDCA): The shares closed at $15.39, up $1.38, or 9.85%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $462.27 million. About the company: MDC Partners Inc. is a marketing communications firm. The Company provides advertising and specialized communication services to brands throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
  • Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP): The shares closed at $2.50, up $0.19, or 8.23%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $700.09 million. About the company: Office Depot, Inc. operates a chain of office product warehouse stores in North America, Europe, Asia and Central America. The Company sells branded merchandise and provides business services primarily to small and medium-sized businesses and the home office market.
  • ORBCOMM Inc. (NASDAQ:ORBC): The shares closed at $2.41, up $0.16, or 7.11%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $110.06 million. About the company: Orbcomm, Inc. offers wireless messaging services. The Company operates low earth orbit satellites and ground infrastructure that enable customers to track, monitor, control, and communicate with fixed and mobile assets located anywhere in the world.

Loser (% price change)

  • Alon Hldgs. Blue Square (NYSE:BSI): The shares closed at $4.55, down $0.5, or 9.9%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $300.09 million. About the company: Alon Holdings Blue Square Ltd. owns and operates supermarkets and specialty stores in Israel. The Company sells consumer products including food and beverages, apparel, housewares, electronics, and cosmetics.
  • ExlService Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXLS): The shares closed at $23.01, down $1.88, or 7.55%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $690.13 million. About the company: Exlservice Holdings Inc. provides offshore business process outsourcing solutions, primarily serving the needs of Global 1000 companies in the banking, financial services and insurance area. The service offerings include collections, cash management, loan servicing, research and reconciliation finance and accounting processes, customer support and technical support.
  • Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY): The shares closed at $23.35, down $1.61, or 6.45%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $8.73 billion. About the company: Best Buy Co., Inc. retails consumer electronics, home office products, entertainment software, appliances and related services through its retail stores, as well as its web site. The Company also retails pre-recorded home entertainment products through retail stores.
  • SureWest Communications (NASDAQ:SURW): The shares closed at $10.63, down $0.52, or 4.66%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $149.78 million. About the company: SureWest Communications and its family of companies operates an integrated network of communications products and services. The Company’s principal subsidiary, Roseville Telephone Company, provides telecommunications services to customers in California. SureWest is licensed to provide fiber optics, wireless, digital subscriber line, Internet access, and data transport.
  • Collectors Universe, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLCT): The shares closed at $15.17, down $0.69, or 4.35%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $121.96 million. About the company: Collectors Universe, Inc. is a provider of authentication and grading services. The Company provides its services to dealers and collectors of high-value coins, sportscards, autographs, stamps and vintage U.S. currency notes and to sellers and purchasers of diamonds, colored gemstones and other high value assets.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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