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 $29.73, up $7.2, or 31.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $125.00 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.
  • Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT): The shares closed at $34.85, up $3.56, or 11.38%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $986.19 million. About the company: Liquidity Services Inc. provides full service solutions to market and sell surplus assets and wholesale goods.
  • Ashford Hospitality Trust (NYSE:AHT): The shares closed at $7.33, up $0.56, or 8.27%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $498.67 million. About the company: Ashford Hospitality Trust is a self-advised real estate investment trust focusing on the lodging industry. The Company owns several hotel properties in primary, secondary, and resort markets throughout the United States.
  • TriMas Corp (NASDAQ:TRS): The shares closed at $5.20, up $0.34, or 7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $174.61 million. About the company: TriMas Corporation is a diversified manufacturer of proprietary products. The Company manufactures trailer products, recreational accessories, packaging systems, energy products and industrial specialty products for the commercial, manufacturing, and consumer markets.

Losers (% price change)

  • Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU): The shares closed at $2.39, down $0.44, or 15.55%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $150.95 million. About the company: Glu Mobile Inc. develops and publishes mobile games on a global basis. The Company develops its games and related applications based on third-party licensed brands and other intellectual property, as well as on its own brands and intellectual property.
  • Home Inns & Hotels (NASDAQ:HMIN): The shares closed at $28.00, down $5.08, or 15.36%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.15 billion. About the company: Home Inns & Hotels Management, Inc. operates a chain of budget hotels in the People’s Republic of China. The Company manages some of the hotels in its chain on behalf of franchisees.
  • Sun-Times Media Group(SUTMQ): The shares closed at $13.51, down $2.38, or 14.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $223.77 million.
  • ValueVision Media, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVTV): The shares closed at $2.46, down $0.27, or 9.89%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $119.22 million. About the company: ValueVision Media, Inc. is an integrated direct marketing company that markets its products directly to consumers through various forms of electronic media. The Company’s operating strategy incorporates television home shopping, Internet electronic commerce (e-commerce), vendor programming sales, fulfillment services, and outsourced e-commerce and fulfillment solutions.
  • Valassis Communications (NYSE:VCI): The shares closed at $18.71, down $2.02, or 9.74%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $881.38 million. About the company: Valassis Communications, Inc. is a media and marketing services company serving a wide range of industries. The Company and its subsidiaries offer products and services to mass or targeted audiences by mail, in newspapers and stores, and online. Valassis also offers coupon redemption and management; promotion and sweepstakes security; and frequent shopper data collection and analysis.

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

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