Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.Sears Holdings Corporation ( SHLD) pushed the Services sector higher today making it today's featured services winner. The sector as a whole was unchanged today. By the end of trading, Sears Holdings Corporation rose $1.84 (3.2%) to $59.72 on average volume. Throughout the day, 1,084,921 shares of Sears Holdings Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,138,600 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $57.32-$60.03 after having opened the day at $57.95 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $57.88. Other companies within the Services sector that increased today were: Globus Maritime ( GLBS), up 19.6%, FreeSeas ( FREE), up 18.0%, Envoy Capital Group ( ECGI), up 16.5% and Ascena Retail Group ( ASNA), up 15.8%.
Sears Holdings Corporation operates as a specialty retailer in the United States and Canada. The company's Kmart segment operates stores that sell merchandise under Jaclyn Smith and Joe Boxer labels; and Sears brand products, such as Kenmore, Craftsman, and DieHard. Sears Holdings Corporation has a market cap of $6.2 billion and is part of the retail industry. Shares are up 39.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are no analysts that rate Sears Holdings Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Sears Holdings Corporation as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself.