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 $29.43, up $6.9, or 30.63%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $123.74 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.
  • Central European Media (NASDAQ:CETV): The shares closed at $9.74, up $1.42, or 17.07%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $627.19 million. About the company: Central European Media Enterprises Ltd. is a commercial television broadcaster. The Company operates national private television stations and networks in Central and Eastern Europe.
  • Multimedia Games, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGAM): The shares closed at $4.77, up $0.69, or 16.91%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $126.89 million. About the company: Multimedia Games, Inc. designs and develops interactive bingo games as well as related electronic player stations (NYSE:EPS) and equipment. The Company’s products are marketed to Native American bingo halls located throughout the United States. Multimedia’s products include MegaBingo, MegaCash, MegaBingo Lite, MegaMania, FlashCash, Big Hit Bingo, Bingo Express, and MegaRacing.
  • Ruth’s Hospitality Group (NASDAQ:RUTH): The shares closed at $4.79, up $0.65, or 15.7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $167.96 million. About the company: Ruth’s Hospitality Group Inc. operates a chain of upscale steak houses. The Company’s restaurants are located throughout the United States and in several international locations.

Losers (% price change)

  • Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S): The shares closed at $2.22, down $0.19, or 7.88%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $6.65 billion. About the company: Sprint Nextel Corporation offers a range of wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, and government customers. The Company develops, engineers, and deploys various technologies, including two wireless networks offering mobile data services, instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities, and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone.
  • Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX): The shares closed at $111.62, down $5.59, or 4.77%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.86 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.
  • Stamps.com Inc. (NASDAQ:STMP): The shares closed at $24.04, down $0.68, or 2.75%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $343.50 million. About the company: Stamps.com Inc. provides a service for purchasing and printing postage over the Internet. The Company’s core service enables users to print information based indicia, or electronic stamps, directly onto envelopes, labels, or business documents using laser or inkjet printers.
  • eLong, Inc. (NASDAQ:LONG): The shares closed at $16.35, down $0.46, or 2.74%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $552.40 million. About the company: eLong Inc. is an independent travel service company with a national presence across the Peoples’ Republic of China. The Company uses Web-based distribution technologies and a 24-hour nationwide call center to provide consumers with travel information, and the ability to access hotel reservations at discounted rates at hotels in major cities across the country.
  • Christopher & Banks Corp. (NYSE:CBK): The shares closed at $3.30, down $0.09, or 2.65%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $118.54 million. About the company: Christopher & Banks Corporation is a specialty retailer of women’s clothing providing exclusive fashions under the Christopher & Banks label. The Company has stores operating primarily in the northern regions throughout the United States.

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

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