Capital Goods Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO): The shares closed at $24.60, up $4.29, or 21.12%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.37 billion. About the company: Thor Industries, Inc. produces and sells a wide range of recreation vehicles, as well as small and mid-size buses. The Company markets its products through independent dealers located throughout the United States and Canada. Thor’s products are sold under the Airstream Classic, Dutchmen, Skamper, Infinity, Four Winds, Citation, Signature, and other names.
  • Columbus McKinnon Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCO): The shares closed at $11.41, up $1.21, or 11.86%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $220.06 million. About the company: Columbus McKinnon Corporation designs, manufactures, and distributes a variety of material handling, lifting, and positioning products. The Company’s products are sold to distributors and end-users in the general manufacturing, crane building, mining, construction, transportation, entertainment, power generation, agriculture, marine, lodging, and medical markets.
  • Fuel Tech Inc. (NASDAQ:FTEK): The shares closed at $5.98, up $0.47, or 8.53%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $145.52 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.
  • Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI): The shares closed at $18.10, up $1.38, or 8.25%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $223.49 million. About the company: Kadant Inc. is a supplier of equipment used in the global papermaking and paper recycling industries. The Company’s products include paper machine accessories, fluid handling, and water management. Kadant’s fluid-handling products are used to optimize production in the steel, rubber, plastics, food, and textile industries. The Company also manufactures granules made from papermaking byproducts.
  • Drew Industries, Inc. (NYSE:DW): The shares closed at $20.35, up $1.43, or 7.56%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $449.48 million. About the company: Drew Industries Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, supplies a variety of components for manufactured homes and recreational vehicles. The Company’s products include aluminum and vinyl windows and doors, as well as steel chassis and parts, axles, galvanized roofing, and refurbished axles and tires for manufactured homes and recreational vehicles.

Losers (% price change)

  • James Hardie Industries (NYSE:JHX): The shares closed at $27.91, down $1.27, or 4.35%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.44 billion. About the company: James Hardie Industries SE manufactures building products, including fiber cement siding, backerboard, and pipe.
  • Metso Oyj (MXCYY): The shares closed at $6.90, down $0.3, or 4.17%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $275.34 million.
  • Dresser-Rand Group Inc. (NYSE:DRC): The shares closed at $42.58, down $1.11, or 2.54%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.40 billion. About the company: Dresser-Rand Group, Inc. manufactures equipment for the oil and natural gas industries. The Company manufactures oil and gas production, high-pressure field injection, pipeline, refinery, natural gas processing, and petrochemical production equipment.
  • Precision Castparts Corp. (NYSE:PCP): The shares closed at $158.09, down $4.05, or 2.5%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $22.77 billion. About the company: Precision Castparts Corp. is a worldwide manufacturer of complex metal components and products. The Company manufactures large, complex structural investment castings and airfoil castings used in jet aircraft engines. Precision has also expanded into the industrial gas turbine, industrial metal working tools and machines, and other metal products markets.
  • Triumph Group Inc (NYSE:TGI): The shares closed at $50.16, down $0.99, or 1.94%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.46 billion. About the company: Triumph Group, Inc. designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs, overhauls, and distributes aircraft components. These components include mechanical and electromechanical control systems, aircraft and engine accessories, auxiliary power units, avionics, and aircraft instruments. The Company serves commercial airlines, air cargo carriers, and various original equipment manufacturers

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

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