Services Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 1st

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Services (NYSE:IYC) sector:

Gainers (% price change)

  • Level 3 Communications (NASDAQ:LVLT): The shares closed at $25.38, up $23.83, or 1%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.02 billion. About the company: Level 3 Communications, Inc. provides telecommunications and information services, including local, long distance, and data transmission. The Company also provides other enhanced communications and Internet services, and is involved in coal mining businesses.
  • Saga Communications, Inc. (AMEX:SGA): The shares closed at $38.03, up $15.5, or 68.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $159.90 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.
  • 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.
  • Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (NASDAQ:COCO): The shares closed at $2.18, up $0.27, or 14.14%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $184.96 million. About the company: Corinthian Colleges, Inc. is a private, for-profit post-secondary education company operating in the United States. The Company currently operates colleges in various states. Corinthian offers a variety of degrees and diploma programs in the healthcare, electronics, and business fields.
  • Asset Acceptance Capital (NASDAQ:AACC): The shares closed at $3.43, up $0.39, or 12.83%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $105.18 million. About the company: Asset Acceptance Capital Corp. purchases charged-off consumer receivables in the United States. The Company purchases and collects defaulted or charged-off accounts receivable portfolios from consumer credit originators, primarily credit card issuers, consumer finance companies, retail merchants, telecommunications and utility providers, and other holders of consumer debt.

Losers (% price change)

  • GeoEye Inc. (NASDAQ:GEOY): The shares closed at $28.66, down $4.91, or 14.63%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $635.84 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.
  • Hudson Highland Group (NASDAQ:HHGP): The shares closed at $4.01, down $0.62, or 13.39%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $131.83 million. About the company: Hudson Highland Group, Inc. provides global recruitment and human capital consulting solutions. The Company operates across the permanent, contracting, and consulting markets, specializing in mid-level selection. Hudson Highland is also an executive search firm that specializes in recruiting at the CEO, COO, CIO, CFO, and Board of Director level.
  • Gaylord Entertainment Co. (NYSE:GET): The shares closed at $20.44, down $2.95, or 12.61%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $989.32 million. About the company: Gaylord Entertainment Company owns and operates branded hotels in multiple states. The Company also owns and operates several attractions in Nashville, including the Grand Ole Opry, a live country music variety show.
  • Shenandoah (NASDAQ:SHEN): The shares closed at $12.03, down $1.53, or 11.28%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $286.09 million. About the company: Shenandoah Telecommunications Company provides telecommunications services through its subsidiaries. The Company offers integrated, full service telecommunications products and services in the Northern Shenandoah Valley and surrounding areas. Shenandoah Telecommunications also holds paging and other radio telecommunications licenses.
  • Central European Media (NASDAQ:CETV): The shares closed at $9.82, down $1.22, or 11.05%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $632.34 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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