Today's Market Winners and Losers
Aug 29th 2012 10:31AM
Updated Aug 29th 2012 4:25PM
Stocks are up slightly Wednesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.02%, the Nasdaq up 0.03% and the S&P 500 up 0.07%. Today's big winner is a retailer who beat Wall Street earnings expecations, while the biggest loser was a construction firm for telecommunications companies who missed expectations.
This is Wednesday's market winner and loser.
Shares of Jos A. Bank Clothiers Inc. (NASDAQ: JOSB) are up 16.57% to $48.53 on trading volume of 2 million. The retailer earned 83 cents a share in the second quarter, better than the 73 cents a share analysts polled by Reuters were expecting. The 52-week high is $56.43.
Shares of Dycom Industries Inc. (NYSE: DY) are down 18.22% to $15.44 on trading volume of 1.8 million shares. The company, which provides construction and installation to telecommunication companies, earned 39 cents a share in the fourth quarter, below analyst estimates of 41 cents. The 52-week low is $14.00.
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