The Services sector (IYC) showed little change during trading today while the S&P 500 rose 0.2%.
DSW (DSW) was a major gainer in the sector, rising 9.7% (+$5.43) to close at $61.23 with 2.1 million shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $58.33 to $61.89. Share price is up $6.49 (11.9%) from $54.74 on April 23, 2012.
Yelp (YELP) was one of the sector's big losers, as its price dropped 6.7% (-$1.30) to close at $18. 785,811 shares of the stock moved. The stock traded between $17.35 and $20.
Tractor Supply Company (TSCO) rose 3.1% to close at $96.78, cross its 50-day moving average of $96.09 and 200-day moving average of $84.25. Strayer Education (STRA) declined 6.2% to close at $86.48, moving below its 50-day moving average of $92.15 and 200-day moving average of $97.16.
W. P. Carey & (WPC) rose 2.7% to close at $43.51, approaching its 50-day moving average of $45.82. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $44.00. National Research Corporation (STAG) fell 3% to close at $48, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $47.03. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $12.53.
Consolidated Communications Holdings (CNSL) hit a new 52-week low today, hitting $15.78 to fall below the previous low of $16.76.