During trading today, both the Services sector (IYC) and the S&P500 showed little movement.
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 0.6% over the last thirty trading days while the S&P 500 was down 2.3%.
Monster Worldwide (MWW) rose 19% to close at $9.33, cross its 50-day moving average of $8.70 and 200-day moving average of $8.27. ORIX Corporation (IX) declined 4.9% to close at $44.68, moving below its 50-day moving average of $46.77 and 200-day moving average of $45.52.
Atlantic Tele-Network (BT) fell 4% to close at $36.38, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $35.96. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $32.54. Home Inns & Hotels Management (HMIN) rose 5.2% to close at $24.03, approaching its 50-day moving average of $24.95. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $28.28.
Francesca's Holdings (FRAN) was a major loser in the sector, falling 13.2% (-$3.64) to close at $24.02 with 5.7 million shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $23.41 to $28.05.
Increasing 8.1% (+$1.46) to close at $19.41, Gordmans Stores (GMAN) was a major gainer in the sector. Today, 116,720 shares traded hands. The stock traded in a range of $17.61 to $19.89.
Dillard's (DDS) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $72.46 to top the previous high of $67.22.
American Public Education (APEI) hit a new 52-week low today, hitting $27.06 to fall below the previous low of $27.20.