Small-cap stocks tumbled Monday along with the major indices. The Russell 2000 was falling 1.76% at 663.07, and the S&P SmallCap 600 was declining 1.53% to 348.68.
Ticking higher today
CSG Systems International
gained 13.43%, or $1.66, to $13.16. The gain Monday came as CSGS extended a contract with Comcast through 2012. CSG Systems is an Englewood, Colorado-based company that provides outsourcing solutions that facilitate customer interaction management on the behalf of its clients.
Gaining ground Monday
moved up 6%, or 31 cents, to $5.48 on news of an upgrade by FTN Midwest. FTN upgraded MarineMax to buy from neutral. HZO is a Clearwater, FL-based company and is a recreational boat retailer in the U.S.
gained 7.25%, or $3.65, to $54.01 Monday as the company said their 2Q earnings would be better than expected. Allegheny expects EPS of $1.67 up from $1.65 which includes a one-time tax benefit of 11 cents. ATI is a diversified specialty metals producer based in Pittsburgh, PA.
Tumbling 10.76% to $10.53,
lost ground Monday as Credit Suisse downgraded the stock to underperform from neutral on rising fuel prices. ALK is a holding company with two principal subsidiaries: Alaska Airlines (Alaska) and Horizon Air Industries (Horizon) based in Seattle, WA.
was down 14.56%, or 25 cents, to $1.33 as John Janedis from Wachovia Capital Markets stated that the media industry's outlook is continuing to deteriorate. Lehman Brothers analyst Craig Huber also lists the newspaper sector as underweight. GHS is a Fairport, NY publisher of locally based print and online media in the U.S.
This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.com.