Dollar General and Other Big Movers In Services on January 2, 2013

By Investopedia Staff | January 02, 2013 AAA

The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq climbing 2.3%, the S&P 500 up 1.8% and the Dow rising 1.9%.

Company Market Cap Percentage Change
Wynn (Nasdaq:WYNN) $11.31 billion +5.3%
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance (Nasdaq:ULTA) $6.27 billion +3.9%
UniFirst (NYSE:UNF) $1.11 billion +3.9%
Alexander\'s (NYSE:ALX) $1.69 billion +2.4%
Dollar General (NYSE:DG) $14.49 billion -2.2%
Foot Locker (NYSE:FL) $4.84 billion -2.2%
Kohl\'s (NYSE:KSS) $9.89 billion -2.1%

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After an increase of 5.3%, Wynn (Nasdaq:WYNN) has reached a current price of $118.40. The company is trading at a volume of 1.2 million shares. Yesterday's volume was only 1.1 million shares.

Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance (Nasdaq:ULTA) has risen 3.9% and is currently trading at $102.09 per share. The company's volume for the day so far is 537,825 shares, 1.1 times the average volume over the last three months.

UniFirst (NYSE:UNF) has moved up 3.9% and is currently trading at $76.31 per share. So far this morning, 17,365 shares have changed hands. This is 0.4 times the current daily average.

Alexander's (NYSE:ALX) is currently trading at $337.97 per share, a 2.4% increase. So far today, 2,414 shares have changed hands.

Currently trading at $43.10 per share, Dollar General (NYSE:DG) has fallen 2.2%. So far today, 2.7 million shares have changed hands,.

Slipping 2.2%, Foot Locker (NYSE:FL) is currently trading at $31.41 per share. So far today, 1.6 million shares have changed hands. This is 0.8 times its average volume over the past three months.

Falling 2.1%, Kohl's (NYSE:KSS) is currently at a share price of $42.07. The company's volume is currently 2.2 million shares for the day, 0.7 times the current daily average.

The Bottom Line The nature of the market is such that stocks will have good days and bad days. Paying close attention to the previous ratios will help you identify key times to adjust your strategy. However, these fundamental metrics must be analyzed with historic data, industry information in addition to firm specific financial statements.

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