Services Sector Stock Review August 19th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information on today’s market action by the top stocks, as measured by market capitalization, in the Services sector:

  1. China Mobile Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:CHL): The shares closed at $48.92, up $1.12, or 2.34%, on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $43.51 to $53.87. Volume today was 2,281,219 shares, against a 3-month average volume of 1,755,850 shares. Its market capitalization is $196.32billion, its trailing P/E is 10.62, its trailing earnings are $4.61 per share, and it pays a dividend of $1.85 per share, for a dividend yield of 3.80%. About the company: China Mobile Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides cellular telecommunications and related services in the People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong SAR.
  2. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT): The shares closed at $52.30, up $0.51, or 0.98%, on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $48.31 to $57.90. Volume today was 22,923,044 shares, against a 3-month average volume of 13,244,200 shares. Its market capitalization is $181.61billion, its trailing P/E is 11.42, its trailing earnings are $4.58 per share, and it pays a dividend of $1.46 per share, for a dividend yield of 2.80%. About the company: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates discount stores, supercenters, and neighborhood markets. The Company’s discount stores and supercenters offer merchandise such as apparel, housewares, small appliances, electronics, and hardware. Walmart’s markets offer a full-line supermarket and a limited assortment of general merchandise. The Company operates nationally and internationally.
  3. AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T): The shares closed at $27.99, down $0.47, or 1.65%, on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $26.20 to $31.94. Volume today was 37,779,859 shares, against a 3-month average volume of 26,900,300 shares. Its market capitalization is $165.87billion, its trailing P/E is 8.15, its trailing earnings are $3.44 per share, and it pays a dividend of $1.72 per share, for a dividend yield of 5.90%. About the company: AT&T Inc. is a communications holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides local and long-distance phone service, wireless and data communications, Internet access and messaging, IP-based and satellite television, security services, telecommunications equipment, and directory advertising and publishing.
  4. Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:VOD): The shares closed at $26.23, down $0.67, or 2.49%, on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $22.95 to $29.75. Volume today was 13,164,409 shares, against a 3-month average volume of 9,080,220 shares. Its market capitalization is $135.29billion, its trailing P/E is 10.49, its trailing earnings are $2.50 per share, and it pays a dividend of $1.92 per share, for a dividend yield of 6.90%. About the company: Vodafone Group Plc provides a range of mobile telecommunications services, including voice and data communications. Vodafone has equity interests in 28 countries and Partner Networks in a further 7 countries with almost all the Group’s mobile subsidiaries operating principally under the brand name Vodafone. In the United States their associated undertaking operates as Verizon Wireless.
  5. Telefonica S.A. (ADR) (NYSE:TEF): The shares closed at $19.51, down $0.44, or 2.21%, on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $18.63 to $27.61. Volume today was 5,479,835 shares, against a 3-month average volume of 3,841,390 shares. Its market capitalization is $88.28billion, its trailing P/E is 6.37, its trailing earnings are $3.06 per share, and it pays a dividend of $1.72 per share, for a dividend yield of 8.20%. About the company: Telefonica S.A. provides telecommunications services mainly to countries in Europe and Latin America. The Company offers fixed-line and mobile telephone, Internet, and data transmission services to residential and corporate customers.
  6. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ): The shares closed at $34.71, down $0.36, or 1.03%, on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $29.10 to $38.95. Volume today was 23,098,409 shares, against a 3-month average volume of 17,051,100 shares. Its market capitalization is $98.25billion, its trailing P/E is 15.57, its trailing earnings are $2.23 per share, and it pays a dividend of $1.95 per share, for a dividend yield of 5.60%. About the company: Verizon Communications Inc. is an integrated telecommunications company that provides wire line voice and data services, wireless services, Internet services, and published directory information. The Company also provides network services for the federal government including business phone lines, data services, telecommunications equipment and payphones.
  7. McDonald-s Corporation (NYSE:MCD): The shares closed at $87.23, up $1.62, or 1.89%, on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $72.14 to $89.57. Volume today was 11,604,509 shares, against a 3-month average volume of 6,658,970 shares. Its market capitalization is $90.00billion, its trailing P/E is 17.65, its trailing earnings are $4.94 per share, and it pays a dividend of $2.44 per share, for a dividend yield of 2.80%. About the company: McDonald’s Corporation operates and franchises fast-food restaurants worldwide. The Company’s franchised and company operated fast food restaurants offer a variety of low price fast foods in locations around the world.
  8. NTT DoCoMo, Inc. (ADR) (NYSE:DCM): The shares closed at $18.33, down $0.04, or 0.22%, on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $16.00 to $19.23. Volume today was 269,521 shares, against a 3-month average volume of 174,678 shares. Its market capitalization is $76.01billion, its trailing P/E is 11.50, its trailing earnings are $1.59 per share, and it pays a dividend of $0.57 per share, for a dividend yield of 3.10%. About the company: NTT DOCOMO, INC. provides various types of telecommunication services including cellular phones, satellite mobile communication, and wireless LAN Network. The Company also sells cellular phones, and other equipment.
  9. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS): The shares closed at $31.85, down $0.7, or 2.15%, on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $29.60 to $44.34. Volume today was 18,880,783 shares, against a 3-month average volume of 13,809,400 shares. Its market capitalization is $59.11 billion, its trailing P/E is 13.51, its trailing earnings are $2.36 per share, and it pays a dividend of $0.40 per share, for a dividend yield of 1.20%. About the company: The Walt Disney Company, an entertainment company, conducts operations in media networks, studio entertainment, theme parks and resorts, consumer products, and Internet and direct marketing. The Company produces motion pictures, television programs, and musical recordings, as well as publishes books and magazines. Disney also operates ABC radio and television and theme parks.

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