While the S&P 500 grew 0.8%, the Services sector (IYC) showed little movement during trading 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 1.8% over the last thirty trading days. The S&P 500, in comparison, went up 0.9%.
Ryder System (R) was one of the sector's big losers, as its price dropped 13% (-$5.31) to close at $35.44. 5.6 million shares of the stock moved. The stock traded between $35 and $36.95. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $17.62 (-33.2%) from a price of $53.06 on March 27, 2012.
Increasing 6.9% (+$2.28) to close at $35.20, Susser Holdings Corporation (SUSS) was a major gainer in the sector. Today, 351,628 shares traded hands. The stock traded in a range of $32.98 to $35.43.
NetGear (NTGR) rose 5.6% to close at $32.87, cross its 50-day moving average of $32.39 and 200-day moving average of $35.46. Wright Express (WXS) declined 3.1% to close at $57.91, moving below its 50-day moving average of $57.70 and 200-day moving average of $58.12.
Netflix (NFLX) rose 3.1% to close at $67.86, approaching its 50-day moving average of $70.06. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $91.00. Tetra Tech (MAA) fell 3.7% to close at $25.77, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $25.67. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $64.75.
Rovi Corporation (ROVI) hit a new 52-week low today, hitting $20.53 to fall below the previous low of $20.76.