The Services sector (IYC) held steady during a trading day that saw the S&P 500 grow 1.3%.
The ETF has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $79.55 today. The ETF, as a proxy for the sector, tracked closer to the overall market today than over the past month. Entering today's trading, IYC was up 0.2% over the last thirty trading days. The S&P 500, in comparison, went up -0.9%.
Elbit Imaging (EMITF) was a major loser in the sector, falling 9.3% (-29 cents) to close at $2.82 with 1,439 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $2.74 to $3.10.
Tractor Supply Company (TSCO) was a significant gainer in the sector, rising 6.1%. The stock closed at $97.95 with 3.9 million shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $93.55 to $98.78. Share price is up, having risen $9.66 (10.9%) from $88.29 on March 13, 2012.
Companhia Brasileira de Distrib. (CBD) rose 5.4% to close at $49.67, cross its 50-day moving average of $47.15 and 200-day moving average of $41.33.
Netflix (NFLX) rose 4.5% to close at $104.26, approaching its 50-day moving average of $112.83. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $112.61. Saul Centers (DIN) fell 1.2% to close at $39.47, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $39.05. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $46.71.
Education Management (EDMC) hit a new 52-week low today, hitting $12.97 to fall below the previous low of $13.09.