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 $29.97, up $7.44, or 33.02%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $126.01 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.
  • Acorn Intl., Inc. (NYSE:ATV): The shares closed at $5.12, up $0.9, or 21.33%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $152.43 million. About the company: Acorn International Inc. is an integrated multi-platform marketing company. The Company develops, promotes, and sells consumer products and services through its direct TV sales and nationwide distribution network.
  • Entercom Communications (NYSE:ETM): The shares closed at $5.88, up $0.53, or 9.91%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $224.96 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.
  • The New York Times Co. (NYSE:NYT): The shares closed at $6.15, up $0.5, or 8.85%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $906.79 million. About the company: The New York Times Company, a diversified media company, conducts operations in newspapers, magazines, television and radio stations, and electronic information and publishing. The Company’s publications include “The New York Times,” “The Boston Globe,” and the “International Herald Tribune.”. New York Times also holds interests in a newsprint mill and a paper mill.

Losers (% price change)

  • Focus Media Holding Ltd (NASDAQ:FMCN): The shares closed at $20.36, down $4.52, or 18.17%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.76 billion. About the company: Focus Media Holding Limited operates an out-of-home advertising network in China. The Company uses audiovisual television displays which are placed primarily in high-traffic areas of commercial office buildings such as in lobbies and near elevators, as well as in large retail chain stores and other venues.
  • New Oriental Education (NYSE:EDU): The shares closed at $24.36, down $3.22, or 11.68%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $14.97 billion. About the company: New Oriental Education & Technology Group, Inc. offers educational services. The Company offers foreign language training, test preparation courses for admissions and assessment tests in the United States, the PRC and Commonwealth countries, primary and secondary school education, development and distribution of educational content, software and other technology, and online classes.
  • Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX): The shares closed at $113.19, down $13.95, or 10.97%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.95 billion. About the company: Netflix Inc. is an online movie rental service. The Company ships DVDs with no due dates or late fees, directly to the subscriber’s address. Netflix also provides background information on DVD releases, including critic reviews, member reviews and ratings, and personalized movie recommendations.
  • Melco Crown Entertainment (NASDAQ:MPEL): The shares closed at $9.01, down $0.92, or 9.26%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.80 billion. About the company: Melco Crown Entertainment. Ltd. develops, owns and operates casino gaming and entertainment resort facilities.
  • Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN): The shares closed at $125.54, down $9.95, or 7.34%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $15.69 billion. About the company: Wynn Resorts Limited owns and operates luxury hotels and destination casino resorts in Las Vegas, Nevada and in Macau, China. The resorts features guest rooms and suits, restaurants, golf courses, and on-site luxury automotive dealerships.

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

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