Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (CP): Today's Featured Services Laggard

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Canadian Pacific Railway ( CP) pushed the Services sector lower today making it today's featured Services laggard. The sector as a whole was unchanged today. By the end of trading, Canadian Pacific Railway fell $2.39 (-1.6%) to $151.40 on average volume. Throughout the day, 703,900 shares of Canadian Pacific Railway exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 652,700 shares. The stock ranged in price between $150.99-$153.24 after having opened the day at $152.95 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $153.79. Other companies within the Services sector that declined today were: Genco Shipping & Trading ( GNK), down 23.0%, Cato Corporation ( CATO), down 12.9%, Cinedigm ( CIDM), down 11.4% and China Nepstar Chain Drugstore ( NPD), down 10.9%.

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States. The company provides logistics and supply chain expertise services. Canadian Pacific Railway has a market cap of $27.4 billion and is part of the transportation industry. Shares are up 1.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Canadian Pacific Railway a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Canadian Pacific Railway as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and impressive record of earnings per share growth. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook.

On the positive front, China Jo-Jo Drugstores ( CJJD), up 17.0%, Kelly Services ( KELYB), up 16.4%, Burlington Stores ( BURL), up 15.8% and SmartPros ( SPRO), up 14.5% , were all gainers within the services sector with Carnival Corporation ( CCL) being today's featured services sector leader.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the services sector could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Services ( IYC) while those bearish on the services sector could consider ProShares Ultra Short Consumer Sers ( SCC).

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