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 $28.01, up $5.48, or 24.32%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $117.77 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.
  • Rentrak Corporation (NASDAQ:RENT): The shares closed at $13.63, up $1.17, or 9.39%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $152.95 million. About the company: Rentrak Corporation is an information management company serving the media, entertainment, retail, advertising and manufacturing industries. The Company, through its software suite, collects, manages, analyzes, and reports detailed point-of-sale data. Rentrak also provides home entertainment products to small video rental outlets in the US and Canada.
  • Odyssey Marine (NASDAQ:OMEX): The shares closed at $2.35, up $0.19, or 8.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $171.07 million. About the company: Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. specializes in shipwreck search, recovery, and marketing. The Company focuses on deep ocean shipwrecks and conducts salvage operations, cargo recovery services, and archaeological artifact finds.
  • Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ:CLWR): The shares closed at $2.50, up $0.18, or 7.76%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.29 billion. About the company: Clearwire Corporation provides wireless broadband services. The Company operates a wireless network in the United States as well as other countries.

Losers (% price change)

  • The Talbots, Inc. (NYSE:TLB): The shares closed at $2.62, down $0.38, or 12.67%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $185.27 million. About the company: The Talbots, Inc. is an international specialty retailer and direct marketer of women’s apparel, accessories, and shoes. The Company operates stores in the United States and Canada. Talbots also retails products over the Internet and through its catalog.
  • Kenexa Corporation (NASDAQ:KNXA): The shares closed at $16.10, down $2.21, or 12.07%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $435.44 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.
  • IRSA Inversiones (NYSE:IRS): The shares closed at $8.84, down $1.16, or 11.6%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $511.55 million. About the company: IRSA Inversiones y Representaciones S.A. invests in real estate in Argentina,The Company’s portfolio consists of commercial buildings, shopping centers, office space, residential properties, and hotels.
  • CarMax, Inc (NYSE:KMX): The shares closed at $24.41, down $3.02, or 11.01%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.52 billion. About the company: CarMax, Inc. sells at retail new and used cars and light trucks. The Company purchases, reconditions, and sells new and used vehicles in its superstores and franchises throughout the United States.
  • Central European Media (NASDAQ:CETV): The shares closed at $8.00, down $0.96, or 10.71%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $515.14 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.

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

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