On a trading day that saw the S&P 500 gain 0.1%, the Services sector (IYC) showed little change.
PetSmart (PETM) was a major gainer in the sector, rising 13.1% (+$7.30) to close at $62.92 with 7.5 million shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $59.80 to $63.19. The stock has risen $7.85 (14.3%) over the last three months from a price of $55.07 on February 27, 2012. Similarly, Ann (ANN) gained today, increasing $1.39 (+5.2%) to close at $28.05.
Consolidated Communications Holdings (CNSL) was one of the sector's big losers, as its price dropped 9.4% (-$1.49) to close at $14.34. 2.1 million shares of the stock moved. The stock traded in a range of $13.66 to $15.50. Shares are down over the last two months as the price has dropped $5.35 (-27.2%) from a price of $19.69 on March 26, 2012.
Signet Jewelers (SIG) climbed 4.4% to close at $47.75, moving past its 200-day moving average of $45.79.
Guess? (GES) rose 6.5% to close at $26.03, approaching its 50-day moving average of $28.17. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $30.49. Stantec (STN) fell 3.3% to close at $29.50, moving down to 2.8% above its 200-day moving average of $28.68.