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. Wal-Mart Stores ( WMT) pushed the Services sector higher today making it today's featured services winner. The sector as a whole closed the day down 0.6%. By the end of trading, Wal-Mart Stores rose $1.14 (1.4%) to $79.76 on average volume. Throughout the day, 9,507,602 shares of Wal-Mart Stores exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6,989,900 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $78.83-$79.98 after having opened the day at $78.86 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $78.62. Other companies within the Services sector that increased today were: Susser Holdings ( SUSS), up 36.3%, Furiex Pharmaceuticals ( FURX), up 28.6%, Susser Petroleum Partners ( SUSP), up 22.0% and JC Penney ( JCP), up 9.0%.
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