Services Sector Key Moves Under Consideration: Dillard’s (NYSE:DDS), Gap (NYSE:GPS) – DDS, GPS, TGT, CGX, ROIAK, BBGI

Services sector finished positively on Wednesday’s trading session and sector hiked +0.65%. If we consider key movers of this sector so Consolidated Graphics, Inc (NYSE:CGX) and Radio One, Inc (NASDAQ:ROIAK) were major percentage gainers while key percentage decliner was Beasley Broadcast Group Inc (NASDAQ:BBGI).

Dillard’s, Inc (NYSE:DDS) declared fiscal Q1 profit moved up 23 percent as the company’s margins broadened, offsetting flat revenue.

Shares of the department-store operator hiked 3.3 percent to settle at $92 in extended trading session as adjusted EPS tops median forecasts.

The company announced a profit of $117.2 million or $2.50 per share for three months period finished May 4, high from $95 million or $1.89 per share in previous year.

Dillard’s, Inc.’s YTD performance was recorded as 6.41% while its market capitalization was $4.21 billion. The company has P/B ratio of 2.16 while P/E ratio was booked as 12.93. Institutional ownership owns 91.73% shares of the company while beta factor, which is used to measure riskiness of the security, was 2.38. Net profit margin of the company was 4.96% while its gross profit margin was 35.58%.

The Gap Inc’s (NYSE:GPS) stock was upgraded to buy from neutral by Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) with a $48 price target.
Analyst Oliver Chen reported he anticipates the firm’s same-store sales consistency to continue as Gap has improved its merchandise.

The Gap Inc. has market capitalization of $19.09 billion. Its current ratio was 1.76 while its shares were looking forward SMA50 with 11.07. The company offered earnings per share of 2.33 while its 465.30 million shares were outstanding. YTD performance of the stock was 32.71%.

Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) has the market capitalization of $45.42 billion. The company’s EPS was 4.53 while its 641.53 million shares were outstanding. Its institutional ownership was 86.76%. Shares of the company were moving ahead of SMA50 with 2.97% while its YTD performance was 20.26%.

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