Services Sector Wrap

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On a trading day that saw the S&P 500 gain 0.6%, the Services sector (IYC) showed little change.

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Although it went in the opposite direction of the market today, the ETF tracked closer to the overall market today than over the past month. Entering today's trading, IYC was up 1.6% over the last thirty trading days while the S&P 500 was unchanged.

US Ecology (ECOL) fell 22.8% to close at $16.71, crossing its 50-day moving average of $21.16. Meanwhile, Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) climbed 5.7% to close at $53.02, moving past its 200-day moving average of $51.44.

Vitamin Shoppe (DPZ) fell 2.5% to close at $45.90, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $45.00. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $33.94. VSE Corporation (VSEC) rose 7% to close at $23.55, getting closer to its 200-day moving average or $24.61.

Increasing 15.4% (+$8.27) to close at $62.05, Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD) was a major gainer in the sector. Today, 4.8 million shares traded hands. The stock traded in a range of $56.55 to $65.70.

QuinStreet (QNST) was a major loser in the sector, falling 12.7% (-$1.34) to close at $9.17 with 1.2 million shares moving. The stock traded between $8.76 and $9.18. Shares are down, having dropped $1.43 (-13.5%) from a price of $10.60 on April 24, 2012.

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Texas Roadhouse (TXRH) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $19.35 to top the previous high of $18.40.

NII Holdings (NIHD) hit a new 52-week low today, hitting $12.86 to fall below the previous low of $13.75.

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