Services stocks advanced broadly on Wall Street on Wednesday morning, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.7%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.6%, the Nasdaq climbed 0.7% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.6% higher.
Some of the biggest gainers among services stocks include:
- J2 Global Communications Inc (JCOM): JCOM stock is up 7.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Icahn Enterprises L.P. (IEP): IEP stock is up 4.2% today.
- Yelp Inc (YELP): YELP stock is up 4.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Orix Corp Ads (IX): IX stock is up 4.1% today.
- Digitalglobe Inc (DGI): DGI stock is up 3.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- E-Commerce China Dangdang Inc (DANG): DANG stock is up 3.3% today.
- Manchester United Ltd (MANU): MANU stock is up 3.2% today.
- Veolia Environnement (VE): VE stock is up 3.1% today.
- New Oriental Education & Technology Group (EDU): EDU stock is up 3.3% today.
- Lions Gate Entertainment Corp (LGF): LGF stock is up 2.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
Some of the biggest losers among services stocks include:
- Oi S.A. Ads (OIBR): OIBR stock is down 3.5% to a new 52-week low of $1.11.
- Portugal Telecom Sgps S.A . (PT): PT stock is down 1.8% today.
- China Unicom [Hong Kong] Ltd (CHU): CHU stock is down 1.0% today.
- Groupon Inc (GRPN): GRPN stock is down 0.7% today.
- Retail Properties of America (RPAI): RPAI stock is down 0.8% today.
- Weis Markets (WMK): WMK stock is down 0.7% today.
- Best Buy Co. (BBY): BBY stock is down 0.5% today.
- United States Cellular Corp (USM): USM stock is down 0.6% today.
- Ventas Inc (VTR): VTR stock is down 0.5% today.
- Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (KKD): KKD stock is down 0.2% today.
And for more on the hot stocks moving most on Wall Street right now, check out our archive of daily market movers by sector here.
Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.