Services Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Oct 14th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Saga Communications, Inc. (AMEX:SGA): The shares closed at $34.32, up $11.79, or 52.33%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $144.30 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.
  • LIN TV Corp. (NYSE:TVL): The shares closed at $2.79, up $0.48, or 20.78%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $157.38 million. About the company: LIN TV Corporation is a television company covering the United States and Puerto Rico. The Company operates various television stations and provides management and sales services to other stations.
  • Griffin Land & Nurseries (NASDAQ:GRIF): The shares closed at $29.05, up $3.05, or 11.73%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $149.15 million. About the company: Griffin Land & Nurseries, Inc. operates a landscape nursery and real estate business. The Company grows containerized landscape nursery products and owns and operates wholesale sales and service centers. Griffin also owns, builds, and manages commercial and industrial properties, and develops residential subdivisions. In addition, the Company holds partial interests in other companies.
  • Stantec Inc. (NYSE:STN): The shares closed at $11.39, up $0.89, or 8.48%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $797.30 million. About the company: Stantec Inc. is an engineering, architecture, and related professional services enterprise. The Company provides a broad range of consulting, project delivery, design build, and technology capabilities to private and public sector clients, across North America and internationally.

Losers (% price change)

  • The Wet Seal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTSLA): The shares closed at $4.11, down $0.39, or 8.67%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $371.89 million. About the company: Wet Seal, Inc. retails fashionable and contemporary apparel and accessory items. The Company operates its stores in the United States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Wet Seal operates its stores under the names Wet Seal Contempo Casuals, Limbo Lounge, and Arden B. stores.
  • Denny’s Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN): The shares closed at $3.55, down $0.24, or 6.33%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $345.50 million. About the company: Denny’s Corp. is a full-service family restaurant chain, operating directly and through franchisees. The Company’s restaurants operate under the Denny’s name in the United States, Canada, Costa Rica, Guam, Mexico, New Zealand, and Puerto Rico.
  • Career Education Corp. (NASDAQ:CECO): The shares closed at $15.42, down $1.04, or 6.32%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.18 billion. About the company: Career Education Corporation provides private, for-profit postsecondary education in the United States and Canada. The Company’s schools offer a variety of bachelor’s degree, associate degree, and non-degree programs, with a core curricula of information technologies, visual communication and design technologies, business studies, and culinary arts.
  • New York & Company, Inc. (NYSE:NWY): The shares closed at $3.06, down $0.18, or 5.56%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $189.92 million. About the company: New York & Company, Inc. is a specialty retailer of women’s apparel products. The Company designs and sources its branded New York & Company merchandise sold exclusively through its network of retail stores nationwide.
  • E-House Hldgs (NYSE:EJ): The shares closed at $6.74, down $0.38, or 5.34%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $542.01 million. About the company: E-House China Holdings Ltd. offers real estate services. The Company offers primary real estate agency services to residential real estate developers; lists and brokers properties for resale; and offers land acquisition consulting and property development consulting services.

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

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