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 $30.26, up $7.73, or 34.31%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $127.23 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.
  • 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.
  • GeoEye Inc. (NASDAQ:GEOY): The shares closed at $28.35, up $1.13, or 4.15%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $628.96 million. About the company: GeoEye Inc. provides earth imagery products and services worldwide. The Company operates a high-resolution satellite, which offers black and white as well as color digital imagery on a global basis.
  • Carriage Services, Inc. (NYSE:CSV): The shares closed at $5.92, up $0.22, or 3.81%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $108.93 million. About the company: Carriage Services, Inc. operates funeral homes and cemeteries in the United States. The Company provides a complete range of services relating to funerals, burials, and cremations. Carriage also sells related products and merchandise such as caskets, burial vaults, garments, and memorials.

Losers (% price change)

  • Focus Media Holding Ltd (NASDAQ:FMCN): The shares closed at $16.79, down $3.57, or 17.53%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.28 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.
  • Home Inns & Hotels (NASDAQ:HMIN): The shares closed at $25.77, down $3.72, or 12.61%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.06 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.
  • Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID): The shares closed at $27.57, down $3.69, or 11.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.86 billion. About the company: Sotheby’s auctions fine arts, antiques, and collectibles, offering property in a wide variety of collecting categories. The Company conducts auctions in the United States and other countries. Sotheby’s also purchases and resells art, brokers art, markets and brokers luxury residential real estate, provides art-related financing, and restores art.
  • Entercom Communications (NYSE:ETM): The shares closed at $5.25, down $0.63, or 10.71%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $200.86 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.
  • OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE:OMX): The shares closed at $4.85, down $0.53, or 9.85%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $417.12 million. About the company: OfficeMax Inc sells and market office products. The Company distributes and retails a variety of products such as office supplies, technology products, and business furniture. OfficeMax sells through stores located throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico, and many of the products are also sold through its catalog and online.

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

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