Services Sector Stocks Touching New Highs: Burger King Worldwide (NYSE:BKW), Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC), Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV), Rite Aid (NYSE:RAD)



Burger King Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:BKW) is a fast food hamburger restaurant, under the Burger King brand. The Company generates revenues from three sources: franchise revenues, consisting primarily of royalties based on a percentage of sales reported by franchise restaurants and fees paid by franchisees; property income from properties that it leases or subleases to franchisees, and retail sales at Company restaurants. Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:BKW) stock performance was 0.25% in last session and finished the day at $27.68. Traded volume was 1.06 million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 900,865.00 shares. Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:BKW) insider ownership is 0.50%.

Norfolk Southern Corp’s subsidiary Norfolk Southern Railway Co operates approximately 20,000 miles of railroad in 22 states and the District of Columbia, according to the company’s website. Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC) rose 0.36% to $96.09 yesterday on volume of 2.04 million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $94.89 – $96.50. Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC) has a market capitalization of 29.66 billion.

Shares of Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) have received an average rating of “Buy” from the nineteen analysts that are presently covering the stock, American Banking News.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $20.98. Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV)’s stock on March 12, 2014 reported a higher of 0.50% to the closing price of $23.90. Its fifty two weeks range is $12.14 – $24.15. The total market capitalization recorded 16.68 billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 8.01 million shares. In its share capital, Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) has 698.00 million outstanding shares.

Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) is a turnaround which keeps on turning. That is the theory from Goldman Sachs at least. The brokerage firm upgraded shares of the retail drug store to buy from Neutral. On Wednesday, shares of Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) advanced 7.45% to close the day at $6.92. Company return on investment (ROI) is 3.50% and its monthly performance is recorded as 22.70%. Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) quarterly revenue growth is 21.62%.

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