Services stocks rose broadly on Wall Street so far on Friday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.4%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.1%, the Nasdaq was down 0.2% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.1% higher.
Some of the biggest gainers among services stocks include:
- Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NLSN): NLSN stock is up 2.8% today.
- Makemytrip Limited (MMYT): MMYT stock is up 4.0% today.
- Ventas Inc (VTR): VTR stock is up 2.8% today.
- Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (LL): LL stock is up 2.2% today.
- Hersha Hospitality Trust (HT): HT stock is up 2.2% today.
- Dupont Fabros Technology (DFT): DFT stock is up 2.4% today.
- Nexstar Broadcasting Group (NXST): NXST stock is up 1.8% today.
- HCP Inc (HCP): HCP stock is up 2.0% today.
- Entertainment Properties Trust (EPR): EPR stock is up 1.7% today.
- Bt Group Plc (BT): BT stock is up 1.7% today.
Some of the biggest losers among services stocks include:
- Portugal Telecom Sgps S.A . (PT): PT stock is down 4.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Oi S.A. Ads (OIBR): OIBR stock is down 3.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Groupon Inc (GRPN): GRPN stock is down 2.7% today.
- Etablissements Delhaize Freres (DEG): DEG stock is down 2.2% today.
- Pennymac Mortgage Investment Trust (PMT): PMT stock is down 2.1% today.
- Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao (CBD): CBD stock is down 2.3% today.
- Aercap Holdings N.V. (AER): AER stock is down 1.8% today.
- Mobile Telesystems (MBT): MBT stock is down 2.8%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Hertz Global Holdings Inc (HTZ): HTZ stock is down 1.8% today and down 23.2% in the last month.
- J.C. Penney Company Inc (JCP): JCP stock is down 1.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
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Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.