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)

  • Harbin Electric, Inc. (NASDAQ:HRBN): The shares closed at $20.65, up $1.45, or 7.55%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $649.12 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.
  • GenCorp Inc. (NYSE:GY): The shares closed at $4.49, up $0.29, or 6.9%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $265.81 million. About the company: GenCorp Inc. is a producer of value-added systems for the space electronics, aerospace, and defense industries. The Company’s products include satellite payloads and ground systems, launch vehicle propulsion systems, and tactical weapons systems. GenCorp is also involved in the development, sale, acquisition and leasing of real estate assets in Northern California.
  • Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO): The shares closed at $28.25, up $0.79, or 2.88%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $318.00 million. About the company: Astronics Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets specialized lighting, control systems, and electronics for the cockpit, cabin, and exteriors of military, commercial jet, and general aviation aircraft.
  • LMI Aerospace, Inc. (NASDAQ:LMIA): The shares closed at $17.06, up $0.18, or 1.07%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $202.65 million. About the company: LMI Aerospace, Inc. fabricates, machines, finishes, and integrates formed, close tolerance aluminum and specialty alloy components for use by the aerospace industry. The Company’s components include leading edge wing slats, flaps, lens assemblies, cockpit window frame assemblies, fuselage skins and supports, and passenger and cargo door frames and supports.
  • Smith & Wesson Holding (NASDAQ:SWHC): The shares closed at $2.52, up $0.02, or 0.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $162.82 million. About the company: Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation produces handguns, law enforcement products, and firearm safety and security products. The Company also manufactures handcuffs, and markets Smith & Wesson branded bicycles, apparel, and other products. Smith & Wesson’s products are sold to law enforcement personnel, military personnel, target shooters, and collectors throughout the world.

Losers (% price change)

  • Insituform Tech., Inc. (NASDAQ:INSU): The shares closed at $11.58, down $1.78, or 13.32%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $457.24 million. About the company: Insituform Technologies, Inc. provides cured-in place pipe and other technologies and services for the rehabilitation of pipeline systems. The Company’s businesses consist of sewer, drinking water and energy and mining pipeline rehabilitation and protection. Insituform services customers worldwide.
  • Ingersoll-Rand PLC (NYSE:IR): The shares closed at $28.09, down $3.87, or 12.11%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $9.30 billion. About the company: Ingersoll-Rand PLC is a diversified, global company that provides a diverse range of products and services for a wide range of industries. The Company’s operations include consist of air conditioning systems and services, climate control technologies, industrial technologies and security technologies.
  • Lennox International Inc. (NYSE:LII): The shares closed at $25.78, down $3.2, or 11.04%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.37 billion. About the company: Lennox International Inc. provides climate control solutions in countries located around the world. The Company designs, manufactures, and markets heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment. Lennox markets its products under brand names such as Lennox, Armstrong Air, Ducane, Bohn, Larkin, Advanced Distributor Products, Service Experts and others.
  • Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE:MTW): The shares closed at $6.71, down $0.75, or 10.05%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $885.06 million. About the company: The Manitowoc Company, Inc. is a diversified industrial manufacturer of cranes and related products and foodservice equipment. The Company’s products include lattice-boom cranes, tower cranes, mobile telescopic cranes, and boom trucks as well as ice making machines, refrigerators, and freezers.
  • Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE:THO): The shares closed at $22.15, down $2.45, or 9.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.24 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.

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

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