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) pushed the Services sector lower today making it today's featured Services laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day up 0.6%. By the end of trading, Dillards fell $5.73 (-6.4%) to $83.60 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 3,858,774 shares of Dillards exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 488,100 shares. The stock ranged in price between $82.75-$86.35 after having opened the day at $83.89 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $89.33. Other companies within the Services sector that declined today were:
), down 8.8%,
), down 8.0%,
), down 7.6% and
), down 7.3%.
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Dillard's, Inc. operates as a fashion apparel, cosmetics, and home furnishing retailer in the United States. The company's stores offer a selection of merchandise, including fashion apparel for women, men, and children; accessories; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods. Dillards has a market cap of $3.5 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are down 8.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Dillards a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.
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On the positive front,
), up 25.0%,
), up 17.4%,
), up 10.7% and
), up 9.1% , were all gainers within the services sector with
) being today's featured services sector leader.
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