Services stocks rose broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.3%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.2%, the Nasdaq remained flat and the S&P 500 rose 0.2%.
Some of the biggest gainers among services stocks include:
- Barnes & Noble (BKS): BKS stock is up 7.6% today on 3 times normal volume.
- Starz Series A Liberty Capital (STRZA): STRZA stock is up 3.9% today on 4 times normal volume.
- H&E Equipment Services (HEES): HEES stock is up 3.4% today on 2 times normal volume.
- Korn/Ferry International (KFY): KFY stock is up 3.6% today.
- Viacom Inc Class A (VIA): VIA stock is up 3.5% today on 3 times normal volume.
- Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance (ULTA): ULTA stock is up 3.2% today on 4 times normal volume.
- Avis Budget Group (CAR): CAR stock is up 3.1% today.
- Zillow Inc. Cl A (Z): Z stock is up 3.1% today.
- On Assignment (ASGN): ASGN stock is up 3.1% today.
- Aruba Networks (ARUN): ARUN stock is up 3.0% today.
Some of the biggest losers among services stocks include:
- Big Lots (BIG): BIG stock is down 16.6% today on 10 times normal volume.
- American Eagle Outfitters (AEO): AEO stock is down 13.8% today on 4 times normal volume.
- Genesco Inc (GCO): GCO stock is down 13.2% today on 4 times normal volume.
- Five Below Inc (FIVE): FIVE stock is down 12.2% today on 11 times normal volume.
- Ctrip.Com International (CTRP): CTRP stock is down 4.8% today and down 20.8% in the last month.
- Mobile Telesystems (MBT): MBT stock is down 4.0% today and down 23.8% in the last month.
- Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PHI): PHI stock is down 3.1% today.
- Portugal Telecom Sgps S.A . (PT): PT stock is down 3.0% today.
- Zumiez Inc (ZUMZ): ZUMZ stock is down 2.8% today.
- HCP Inc (HCP): HCP stock is down 2.8% 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.