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)

  • BigBand Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:BBND): The shares closed at $2.22, up $0.95, or 74.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $156.77 million. About the company: BigBand Networks designs, manufactures, and sells platforms for broadband multimedia services. The Company develops routers that integrate video, audio, and data in their native formats for use by digital cable providers.
  • 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 $30.47, up $7.94, or 35.24%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $128.11 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.
  • Kenexa Corporation (NASDAQ:KNXA): The shares closed at $19.36, up $2.03, or 11.71%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $523.61 million. About the company: Kenexa Corporation provides integrated human capital management and technology solutions. The Company’s products and services enable organizations to hire, deploy and retain talented and qualified employees. Kenexa has locations worldwide.
  • Multimedia Games, Inc. (NASDAQ:MGAM): The shares closed at $5.30, up $0.53, or 11.11%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $140.99 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.

Losers (% price change)

  • Sally Beauty Hldgs., Inc. (NYSE:SBH): The shares closed at $16.50, down $1.05, or 5.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.04 billion. About the company: Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. distributes and retails beauty products. The Company distributes products directly to salons, and retails beauty products through a chain of cash and carry stores.
  • ValueVision Media, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVTV): The shares closed at $2.48, down $0.15, or 5.7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $120.19 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.
  • Heidrick & Struggles Intl (NASDAQ:HSII): The shares closed at $17.07, down $1.03, or 5.69%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $304.51 million. About the company: Heidrick & Struggles International, Inc. is an executive search firm with operations around the world. The Company identifies, evaluates, and recommends qualified candidates for senior level executive positions. Heidrick & Struggles provides its services to clients such as Fortune 500 companies, middle market and emerging growth companies, and governmental organizations.
  • Nortel Inversora S.A (NYSE:NTL): The shares closed at $21.62, down $1.12, or 4.93%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.30 billion. About the company: Nortel Inversora S.A. is a holding company which holds a controlling interest in Telecom Argentina STET-France Telecom S.A., the provider of telecom services in the northern half of Argentina. Telecom Argentina is operated by Nortel’s controlling shareholders, Italy’s STET, and France Telecom.
  • Digital Realty Trust, Inc (NYSE:DLR): The shares closed at $55.53, down $2.79, or 4.78%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.52 billion. About the company: Digital Realty Trust, Inc. owns, acquires, repositions, and manages technology-related real estate. The Company’s properties contain applications and operations critical to the day-to-day operations of technology industry tenants and corporate enterprise data center tenants. Digital’s property portfolio is located throughout the United States and in England.

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

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