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Business Services industry is an intensely competitive one that provides ancillary services to other players in the market. Hence, the core business of companies in this segment can be a business service for others. Today, Stock-Callers.com tracks the most recent performances of these four stocks: Verisk Analytics Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSK), Civeo Corp. (NYSE: CVEO), Cintas Corp. (NASDAQ: CTAS), and Alliance Data Systems Corp. (NYSE: ADS). Register now and get full and free access to our downloadable research reports on these stocks at: http://stock-callers.com/registration
Last Friday, shares in Jersey City, New Jersey headquartered Verisk Analytics Inc. ended the session 0.88% higher at $82.38. The stock recorded a trading volume of 515,856 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 3.30% in the previous three months and 1.49% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 1.74%. Furthermore, shares of Verisk Analytics, which provides data analytics solutions for customers in insurance, natural resources, healthcare, financial services, government, and risk management sectors in the US and internationally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 51.40.
On December 21st, 2016, Verisk Insurance Solutions, a Verisk Analytics business, announced an agreement with Duck Creek Technologies that will enable Duck Creek customers to access the Verisk Data Exchange. Duck Creek will receive driving data and risk scores from Verisk through a Verisk-built application programming interface. Participating Duck Creek insurer customers will be able to use the data with consumer consent to identify safe drivers who might be eligible for discounts. The Verisk Data Exchange-the first-of-its-kind data exchange for driving history-was launched in July 2016. Access our complete research report on VRSK for free at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=VRSK
Houston, Texas headquartered Civeo Corp.'s stock finished 2.47% lower at $2.37 with a total trading volume of 446,688 shares. The Company's shares have gained 9.22% in the last one month, 102.56% over the previous three months, and 7.73% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 24.32% and 49.14%, respectively. Moreover, shares of Civeo, which provides remote site accommodation, logistics, and facility management services to the natural resource industry in Australia, Canada, and the US, have an RSI of 59.50. The complimentary research report on CVEO can be downloaded at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=CVEO
Shares in Cincinnati, Ohio-based Cintas Corp. closed the day 0.36% higher at $116.70. The stock recorded a trading volume of 429,724 shares. The Company's shares have gained 5.77% over the previous three months and 0.99% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.97% and 12.96%, respectively. Moreover, shares of Cintas, which provides corporate identity uniforms and related business services primarily in North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia, have an RSI of 53.07.
On December 20th, 2016, research firm Stifel reiterated its 'Hold' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $118 a share to $123 a share.
On December 22nd, 2016, Cintas reported that revenue for Q2 FY17 was $1.30 billion, an increase of 6.4% over Q2 FY16. The Company's operating income for reported quarter of $203 million increased 1.3% from the year earlier quarter. Operating income margin was 15.6% in Q2 FY17 compared to 16.4% in Q2FY16. Cintas' net income from continuing operations for Q2 FY17 was $123 million, up 6.9% compared to $115 million in Q2 FY16. Earnings per diluted share (EPS) from continuing operations for the reported quarter were $1.13 which included a negative $0.02 impact from G&K transaction expenses, up 9.7% compared to $1.03 in Q2 FY16. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and get access to the latest PDF format report on CTAS at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=CTAS
Alliance Data Systems
Plano, Texas headquartered Alliance Data Systems Corp.'s shares recorded a trading volume of 507,206 shares last Friday. The stock closed 0.21% higher at $236.32. The Company's shares have advanced 4.03% in the past month, 10.69% in the previous three months, and 3.42% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 6.61% above its 50-day moving average and 10.87% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Alliance Data Systems, which provides marketing and loyalty solutions in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 61.27.
On December 09th, 2016, research firm JP Morgan downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Overweight' to 'Neutral'.
On January 05th, 2017, Epsilon®, an Alliance Data company, and Shell Oil Company, an affiliate of the Royal Dutch Shell PLC, announced that they have signed a new multiyear agreement for marketing technology services that will deliver targeted communications to Shell customers. The marketing technology solution will build long-term brand loyalty through improved customer experience and personalized offers. Download your free research report on ADS at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=ADS
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