Services Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 22nd

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Saga Communications, Inc. (NYSE: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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • WCA Waste Corporation (NASDAQ:WCAA): The shares closed at $4.76, up $0.74, or 18.41%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $112.86 million. About the company: WCA Waste Corporation is a non-hazardous solid waste management company. The Company provides collection, transfer, and disposal services to commercial, industrial, and residential customers in the south and central regions of the United States. WCA Waste Corporation owns or operates collection and transfer stations, municipal solid waste landfills and demolition debris landfills. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Focus Media Holding Ltd (NASDAQ:FMCN): The shares closed at $17.70, up $2.27, or 14.71%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.40 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • The9 Limited (NASDAQ:NCTY): The shares closed at $4.73, up $0.49, or 11.56%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $118.82 million. About the company: The9 Limited is an online game operator and developer in China. The Company offers its self-developed online virtual community game and has exclusive licenses to localize and operate additional multiplayer online role playing games. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Collective Brands Inc. (NYSE:PSS): The shares closed at $11.71, down $1.99, or 14.53%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $709.26 million. About the company: Collective Brands, Inc. retails footwear and related accessories. The Company, through its various retail stores, offers a wide range of branded footwear products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Chico’s FAS, Inc. (NYSE:CHS): The shares closed at $9.94, down $1.67, or 14.38%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.71 billion. About the company: Chico’s FAS, Inc. sells private label women’s casual clothing and related accessories. The Company’s clothing includes tops, pants, shorts, skirts, and dresses. Chico’s owns and operates stores throughout the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • FelCor Lodging Trust Inc. (NYSE:FCH): The shares closed at $2.68, down $0.27, or 9.15%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $333.87 million. About the company: FelCor Lodging Trust Inc. is a real estate investment trust (“REIT”) focusing on upscale and full service hotels. The Company owns interests in hotels throughout the United States and Canada. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Avatar Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:AVTR): The shares closed at $6.71, down $0.51, or 7.06%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $102.34 million. About the company: Avatar Holdings Inc. is involved in real estate operations. The Company owns and develops land, primarily in FL and AZ. Avatar currently develops, sells, and manages adult communities and residential communities. The Company develops, leases, and manages improved commercial and industrial properties. Avatar operates resorts and cable television stations and provides management services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Alaska Communications (NASDAQ:ALSK): The shares closed at $5.01, down $0.36, or 6.7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $226.50 million. About the company: Alaska Communications Systems Group Inc. is a full-service telecommunications provider in Alaska. The Company offers local telephone, wireless, long distance, and Internet services to businesses and residential customers through-out the state. Alaska Communications’ network infrastructure consists of fiber optic cable and numerous switching facilities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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

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