Services Sector Gainers: Empire Resorts Inc, Command Security Corporation, Chegg Inc and Hastings Entertainment

EPR Properties and partner Empire Resorts, Inc. (NASDAQ:NYNY) unveiled its new $750-million Adelaar four-season destination casino resort to be built at the site of the former Concord Resort.

Empire Resorts Inc. (NASDAQ:NYNY) stock performance was 6.79% in last session and finished the day at $7.23. Traded volume was 206,422.00 shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 133,662.00 shares. The beta of the stock remained 1.50. Empire Resorts Inc. (NASDAQ:NYNY) insider ownership is 0.70%.

Command Security Corporation (NYSE:MOC) announced on February 28 another extension, through May 31, 2014, of existing Eastern and Western Region security services contracts with a major transportation company. Command Security Corporation (NYSEMKT:MOC) rose 9.70% to $2.04 yesterday on volume of 147,350.00 shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $1.95 – $2.13. Command Security Corporation (NYSEMKT:MOC) has a market capitalization of 18.90 million.

Chegg (NASDAQ:CHGG) Director Barry Mccarthy bought 30,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 11th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $6.38 per share, with a total value of $191,400.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 65,609 shares in the company, valued at approximately $418,585. Chegg Inc. (NYSE:CHGG)’s stock on March 17, 2014 reported a higher of 5.36% to the closing price of $6.88. Its fifty two weeks range is $6.08 – $11.25. The total market capitalization recorded 593.88 million. The overall volume in the last trading session was 389,862.00 shares. In its share capital, Chegg Inc. (NYSE:CHGG) has 86.32 million outstanding shares.

Hastings announced on 17 march they plan on merging with Draw another Circle LLC. But the proposed merger has caught the attention of several law firms out of New York City. On Monday, shares of Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAST) advanced 56.02% to close the day at $2.98. Company return on investment (ROI) is -7.10% and its monthly performance is recorded as 58.51%. Hastings Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAST) quarterly revenue growth is 48.26%.