Capital Goods Sector Review: Wining and Losing Stocks on Oct 14th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Capital Goods (NYSE:XLI) sector:

Gainers (% price change)

  • Cemex SAB de CV (NYSE:CX): The shares closed at $3.70, up $0.26, or 7.56%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.77 billion. About the company: Cemex SAB de CV is a building products company. The Company produces, distributes, and markets cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, and related building materials. Cemex operates throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.
  • Graham Corporation (AMEX:GHM): The shares closed at $17.77, up $0.78, or 4.59%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $175.95 million. About the company: Graham Corporation designs and builds vacuum and heat transfer equipment for process industries around the world. The Company markets to chemical, petrochemical, petroleum refining, and electric power generating industries, including cogeneration and geothermal plants. Graham’s products include ejectors, liquid ring vacuum pumps, condensers, and heat exchangers.
  • Gafisa SA (NYSE:GFA): The shares closed at $6.75, up $0.23, or 3.53%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.46 billion. About the company: Gafisa S.A. acquires, operates, and develops real estate. The Company also operates in the civil engineering and construction sector.
  • Harbin Electric, Inc. (NASDAQ:HRBN): The shares closed at $22.03, up $0.61, or 2.85%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $692.49 million. About the company: Harbin Electric, Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures linear motors and special electric motors. The Company builds customized linear motors for a variety of applications and industries. Harbin Electric provides its linear motor products and systems to end users throughout China, as well as other industrial original equipment manufacturers overseas.
  • MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ): The shares closed at $19.86, up $0.5, or 2.58%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.68 billion. About the company: MasTec Inc., is a specialty contractor operating across a range of industries. The Companys activities are the building, installation, maintenance and upgrade of utility and communications infrastructure, including electrical utility transmission and distribution, windfarms, solar farms, other renewable energy and natural gas infrastructure, wireless, wireline, etc.

Losers (% price change)

  • Texas Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TXI): The shares closed at $31.31, down $2.26, or 6.73%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $873.25 million. About the company: Texas Industries, Inc. and its subsidiaries supply construction materials such as cement, aggregate, and concrete products. The Company’s customers include the construction, original equipment manufacturers, tool, and country goods markets.
  • Lindsay Corporation (NYSE:LNN): The shares closed at $56.93, down $3.34, or 5.54%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $715.62 million. About the company: Lindsay Corporation manufactures and markets center pivot and lateral move irrigation equipment, as well as large diameter steel tubing, for use to irrigate agricultural crops. The Company also provides outsourced manufacturing and production services to original equipment manufacturers in the United States.
  • M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE:MHO): The shares closed at $5.50, down $0.27, or 4.68%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $102.92 million. About the company: M/I Homes, Inc. builds single-family homes that are marketed and sold under the M/I Homes and Showcase Homes trade names. M/I Homes has homebuilding operations in Ohio, Indiana, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland.
  • CNH Global N.V. (NYSE:CNH): The shares closed at $29.62, down $1.16, or 3.77%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.06 billion. About the company: CNH Global N.V. designs, manufactures, and distributes a full line of agricultural and construction equipment. The Company also provides equipment financing services. CNH Global’s products are sold through dealers and distributors on a worldwide basis.
  • Fuel Tech Inc. (NASDAQ:FTEK): The shares closed at $5.65, down $0.2, or 3.42%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $137.49 million. About the company: Fuel Tech, Inc. develops and commercializes air pollution control technologies and provides engineering services. The Company’s NOxOUT process is used in the development of post-combustion nitrogen oxide control systems.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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