Services Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks

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

Gainers (% 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 $30.30, up $7.77, or 34.49%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $127.40 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.
  • Zale Corporation (NYSE:ZLC): The shares closed at $3.44, up $0.65, or 23.3%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $110.64 million. About the company: Zale Corporation operates retail jewelry stores under the Zales, Gordon’s, and Bailey Banks & Biddle names. The Company’s stores are located primarily in shopping malls in the United States and Puerto Rico. Zales offers moderately priced jewelry, Gordon’s offers merchandise at somewhat higher prices, and Bailey Banks & Biddle offers upscale jewelry.
  • FelCor Lodging Trust Inc. (NYSE:FCH): The shares closed at $2.41, up $0.27, or 12.62%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $300.22 million. About the company: FelCor Lodging Trust Inc. is a real estate investment trust (“REIT”) focusing on upscale and full service hotels. The Company owns interests in hotels throughout the United States and Canada.
  • Entercom Communications (NYSE:ETM): The shares closed at $5.53, up $0.45, or 8.86%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $211.57 million. About the company: Entercom Communications Corp. is a radio broadcasting company with operations in the United States. The Company owns and operates FM and AM stations in various markets. Entercom’s stations provide a variety of programming such as music and news/talk.

Losers (% price change)

  • Odyssey Marine (NASDAQ:OMEX): The shares closed at $2.68, down $0.18, or 6.29%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $195.09 million. About the company: Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. specializes in shipwreck search, recovery, and marketing. The Company focuses on deep ocean shipwrecks and conducts salvage operations, cargo recovery services, and archaeological artifact finds.
  • Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG): The shares closed at $33.77, down $2.26, or 6.27%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $30.58 billion. About the company: Walgreen Company operates retail drugstores that offer a wide variety of prescription and non-prescription drugs as well as general goods. The Company operates stores in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. Walgreen’s also offers health services, including primary and acute care, wellness, pharmacy and disease management services and health and fitness.
  • 99 Cents Only Stores (NYSE:NDN): The shares closed at $19.12, down $1.07, or 5.3%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.35 billion. About the company: 99 Cents Only Stores is a deep-discount retailer of primarily brand-name, consumable general merchandise. The Company’s stores offer a wide assortment of regularly available consumer goods, as well as a variety of first-quality, close-out merchandise. 99 Cents operates stores in the United States.
  • CTC Media, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTCM): The shares closed at $9.76, down $0.47, or 4.59%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.54 billion. About the company: CTC Media, Inc. owns and operates television stations and broadcasts television networks. The Company’s networks are broadcast by its own television stations, stations owned by others, and local cable television operators.
  • MDC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:MDCA): The shares closed at $14.10, down $0.67, or 4.54%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $423.53 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.

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

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