Services Stocks Getting Drop Kicked This Morning

Through the early part of trading on Thursday, September 8, 2011, these stocks are bringing down the Services (NYSE:IYC) sector. Long time Wall St. Cheat Sheet readers know to watch stock prices because Technicals on the Stock Chart are Strong’ is one of the ‘T’s in our CHEAT SHEET investing framework.

Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) is one of the sector losers in price. Its shares are trading at $27.20, down 49 cents (-1.6%) from the previous close of $27.65. Marriott International operates and franchises hotels and related lodging facilities throughout the world.

Stock Price Performance: From July 12, 2011, to September 7, 2011, the stock price had fallen $9.04 (-24.6%) from $36.69 to $27.65. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between April 14, 2011 and April 21, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 5.3% (+$1.80). It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 13.3% (-$4.64).

Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) is among the price losers in the sector as its stock price is $20.48, down 44 cents (-1.8%) from the previous close of $20.84. Foot Locker, Inc. operates as a global retailer of athletic footwear and apparel. The Company through its subsidiaries operates in two reportable segments; Athletic Stores and Direct-to-Customers.

Stock Price Performance: From July 11, 2011, to September 6, 2011, the stock price had fallen $3.89 (-16.7%) from $23.32 to $19.43. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 31, 2011 and April 8, 2011 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 5.4% (+$1.04). It saw one of its worst periods between May 31, 2011 and June 8, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 11.7% (-$2.90).

DeVry Inc. (NYSE:DV) is among the price losers in the sector. Its shares are trading at $42.05, which is 77 cents (-1.8%) below the previous close of $42.82. Through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, DeVry, Inc. owns and operates DeVry University, Chamberlain College of Nursing, U.S. Education, Ross University, Becker Professional Education and Advanced Academics.

Stock Price Performance: From July 12, 2011, to September 7, 2011, the stock price had fallen $18.75 (-30.5%) from $61.57 to $42.82. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 16, 2011 and March 28, 2011 when shares rose for nine straight trading days, rising 9.1% (+$4.59). It saw one of its worst periods between July 29, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 15.3% (-$9.50).

Jones Lang Lasalle Inc. (NYSE:JLL) stocks are trading at $62.56. This is $1.11 (-1.9%) below the previous close of $63.75, making the company one of the biggest price losers in the sector today. Jones Lang LaSalle, Inc. provides integrated real estate and investment management expertise on a local, regional and global level to owner, occupier and investor clients.

Stock Price Performance: From July 12, 2011, to September 7, 2011, the stock price had fallen $28.75 (-31.1%) from $92.50 to $63.75. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 9, 2010 and December 22, 2010 when shares rose for 10 straight trading days, rising 8% (+$6.39). It saw one of its worst periods between July 29, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 26.7% (-$22.75).

Shares of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI) are trading at $10.29, down 27 cents (-2.5%) from the previous close of $10.55. Gannett Co., Inc. is an international news and information company operating mainly in the realms of publishing, digital and broadcasting.

Stock Price Performance: From July 11, 2011, to September 6, 2011, the stock price had fallen $3.68 (-27%) from $13.65 to $9.97. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between November 30, 2010 and December 8, 2010 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 20.7% (+$2.69). It saw one of its worst periods between July 26, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for 10 straight trading days, falling 26.1% (-$3.55).

 

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