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)

  • Smith & Wesson Holding (NASDAQ:SWHC): The shares closed at $2.78, up $0.14, or 5.3%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $179.62 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.
  • Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC): The shares closed at $49.14, up $1.02, or 2.12%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $258.39 million. About the company: Preformed Line Products Company designs and manufactures systems used in the construction and maintenance of networks for the energy, communications, cable provider, and information industries. The Company’s products support, protect, connect, terminate, and secure cables and wires. Preformed Line Products also manufactures products serving the voice and data transmission markets.
  • Metso Oyj (MXCYY): The shares closed at $5.94, up $0.08, or 1.37%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $237.03 million.
  • HEICO Corporation (NYSE:HEI): The shares closed at $52.55, up $0.67, or 1.29%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.19 billion. About the company: HEICO Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells aerospace products and services through its subsidiaries. The Company’s customers include airlines and airmotive, as well as defense contractors and military agencies worldwide, including the United States Air Force, the United States Navy, and the National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA).
  • Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE:LMT): The shares closed at $74.00, up $0.87, or 1.19%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $24.84 billion. About the company: Lockheed Martin Corporation is a global security company that primarily researches, designs, develops, manufactures, and integrates advanced technology products and services. The Company’s businesses span space, telecommunications, electronics, information and services, aeronautics, energy, and systems integration. Lockheed Martin operates worldwide.

Losers (% price change)

  • Mettler-Toledo Intl. Inc. (NYSE:MTD): The shares closed at $131.39, down $11.33, or 7.94%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.19 billion. About the company: Mettler-Toledo International Inc. manufactures and markets weighing instruments for use in laboratory, industrial, and food retailing applications. The Company also supplies several related analytical and measurement technologies. Mettler-Toledo provides its services to customers worldwide.
  • American Woodmark Corp. (NASDAQ:AMWD): The shares closed at $12.67, down $1.08, or 7.85%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $181.36 million. About the company: American Woodmark Corporation manufactures kitchen cabinets and vanities for the remodeling and new home construction markets. The Company offers a wide variety of cabinet lines differing by design, material, and finishes. American Woodmark’s products are sold throughout the United States through independent distributors and directly to home centers, builders, and home manufacturers.
  • Gibraltar Industries, Inc (NASDAQ:ROCK): The shares closed at $8.78, down $0.65, or 6.89%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $267.06 million. About the company: Gibraltar Industries Inc is a manufacturer, processor, and distributor of metals and other engineered materials for the building products, vehicular, and other industrial markets. The Company serves customers in a variety of industries in North and South America, Europe, and Asia.
  • NCI Building Systems, Inc (NYSE:NCS): The shares closed at $7.73, down $0.57, or 6.87%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $153.82 million. About the company: NCI Building Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets metal engineered building systems and products for the building industry. The Company sells metal components as well as complete metal building systems. NCI sells its products in the United States.
  • Winnebago Industries, Inc (NYSE:WGO): The shares closed at $7.08, down $0.49, or 6.47%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $206.22 million. About the company: Winnebago Industries, Inc. manufactures motor homes that are self-contained recreation vehicles used primarily in leisure travel and outdoor recreation activities. The Company’s motor homes are sold through dealer organizations under the Winnebago, Itasca, Rialta, and Ultimate brand names. Winnebago also manufactures extruded aluminum, commercial vehicles, and components.

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

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