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)

  • Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (NASDAQ:GLDD): The shares closed at $4.97, up $0.42, or 9.23%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $292.81 million. About the company: Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company offers marine services. The Company deepens and maintains waterways, shipping channels, and ports; creates and maintains beaches; excavates harbors and build docks, terminals and piers; restores aquatic and wetland habitats; and excavates pipeline, cable, and tunnel trenches.
  • Metso Oyj (MXCYY): The shares closed at $6.56, up $0.37, or 5.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $261.77 million.
  • Sterling Construction Co (NASDAQ:STRL): The shares closed at $12.00, up $0.63, or 5.54%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $197.37 million. About the company: Sterling Construction Company, Inc. conducts operations in construction and distribution. The Company specializes in municipal and state contracts for highway paving, bridge, water and sewer and light rail projects. Sterling also distributes automotive accessories, non-food pet supplies, and lawn and garden products.
  • Standard Pacific Corp. (NYSE:SPF): The shares closed at $2.62, up $0.13, or 5.22%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $518.84 million. About the company: Standard Pacific Corp. constructs move-up homes within a wide range of price and size. The Company operates throughout the major metropolitan areas in California, Texas, Arizona, and Colorado. Standard Pacific also provides mortgage financing and title services to its homebuyers through its subsidiaries.
  • Dycom Industries, Inc. (NYSE:DY): The shares closed at $17.10, up $0.79, or 4.84%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $572.70 million. About the company: Dycom Industries, Inc. provides engineering, construction, and maintenance services to telecomm providers in the United States. In addition to its primary services, the Company performs underground utility locating and electric utility contracting services. Dycom also provides services related to the installation of integrated voice, data, and video networks in office buildings.

Losers (% price change)

  • James Hardie Industries (NYSE:JHX): The shares closed at $28.75, down $1.19, or 3.97%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.51 billion. About the company: James Hardie Industries SE manufactures building products, including fiber cement siding, backerboard, and pipe.
  • Insteel Industries Inc (NASDAQ:IIIN): The shares closed at $10.18, down $0.41, or 3.87%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $179.32 million. About the company: Insteel Industries, Inc. manufactures and markets wire products. The Company’s products include concrete reinforcing products, tire bead wire, and industrial wire for a range of construction and industrial applications. Insteel’s products are sold directly to users and through wholesalers and distributors located in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Central and South America.
  • Cascade Corporation (NYSE:CASC): The shares closed at $9.26, down $0.31, or 3.24%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.38 billion. About the company: Cascade Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets materials handling equipment and related technologies. The Company’s products include custom hydraulic cylinders, lift truck attachments, hose reels, sideshifters, and forks. Cascade operates around the world.
  • AAON, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAON): The shares closed at $17.68, down $0.57, or 3.12%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $436.01 million. About the company: AAON, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets commercial rooftop air-conditioning, heating and heat recovery equipment, and air-conditioning coils. The Company’s products serve the commercial and industrial new construction and replacement markets.
  • CRH PLC (NYSE:CRH): The shares closed at $17.46, down $0.52, or 2.89%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $12.51 billion. About the company: CRH plc manufactures cement, concrete products, aggregates, asphalt, clay bricks, chemical lime, security fencing products, and roofing, insulation and other building materials. The Group also operates some 136 builders merchant locations and 54 DIY stores. CRH, via its subsidiaries, operates in some 19 countries, including Ireland, the US, Spain, Germany and the Netherlands.

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

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