Services stocks finished up broadly on Wall Street on Thursday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.5%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.5%, the Nasdaq was up 0.6% and the S&P 500 rose 0.5%.
Some of the biggest gainers among services stocks include:
- DSW Inc (DSW): DSW stock is up 4.7% today on 10 times normal volume.
- J.C. Penney Company Inc (JCP): JCP stock is up 2.8% today.
- Orient-Express Hotels (OEH): OEH stock is up 2.5% today.
- Maximus Inc (MMS): MMS stock is up 2.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Marriot International (MAR): MAR stock is up 2.1% to a new 52-week high of $60.68.
- Best Buy Co. (BBY): BBY stock is up 2.0% today.
- Walgreen Company (WAG): WAG stock is up 1.9% to a new 52-week high of $71.11.
- Hyatt Hotels Corp (H): H stock is up 1.7% to a new 52-week high of $60.58.
- Pearson Plc (PSO): PSO stock is up 1.7% today.
- Ryder System (R): R stock is up 1.7% to a new 52-week high of $86.97.
Some of the biggest losers among services stocks include:
- Genesco Inc (GCO): GCO stock is down 3.3% today.
- Crown Media Holdings (CRWN): CRWN stock is down 2.5% today.
- Rogers Communication (RCI): RCI stock is down 2.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL): CBRL stock is down 1.9% today.
- Sk Telecom Corp (SKM): SKM stock is down 1.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Groupon Inc (GRPN): GRPN stock is down 1.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Life Time Fitness (LTM): LTM stock is down 1.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Discovery Communications Inc (DISCA): DISCA stock is down 1.7% today.
- Panera Bread Company (PNRA): PNRA stock is down 1.6% today.
- Discovery Communications Inc (DISCK): DISCK stock is down 1.4% 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.