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)

  • KB Home (NYSE:KBH): The shares closed at $6.44, up $0.35, or 5.75%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $495.91 million. About the company: KB HOME builds single-family homes in the United States, primarily targeting first-time and first move-up homebuyers. The Company has operating divisions in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Nevada, Wisconsin, New Mexico, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas in the United States. KB Home also derives income from mortgage banking, title and insurance services.
  • Goodrich Corporation (NYSE:GR): The shares closed at $111.82, up $4.22, or 3.92%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $13.98 billion. About the company: Goodrich Corporation supplies aerospace components, systems, and services to customers located worldwide. The Company manufactures various aerostructures, aircraft evacuation systems, passenger restraint systems, sensor systems, pump and engine controls, de-icing systems, and other products. Goodrich serves the commercial, military, general aviation, and space industries.
  • Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO): The shares closed at $30.11, up $0.91, or 3.12%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $338.94 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.
  • Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESLT): The shares closed at $36.70, up $1.1, or 3.09%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.57 billion. About the company: Elbit Systems Ltd. designs, develops and supplies integrated defense systems. The Company also designs, develops, manufactures, markets and supports military electronic systems and products.
  • PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM): The shares closed at $4.51, up $0.13, or 2.97%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.73 billion. About the company: Pulte Group Inc. sells and constructs homes, and purchases, develops, and sells residential land and develops active adult communities. The Company also provides mortgage financing, title insurance, and other services to home buyers. Pulte has operations in various markets across the United States and Puerto Rico.

Losers (% price change)

  • Cemex SAB de CV (NYSE:CX): The shares closed at $4.17, down $0.43, or 9.35%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.25 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.
  • Gafisa SA (NYSE:GFA): The shares closed at $7.24, down $0.64, or 8.12%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.56 billion. About the company: Gafisa S.A. acquires, operates, and develops real estate. The Company also operates in the civil engineering and construction sector.
  • Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE:MTW): The shares closed at $8.18, down $0.69, or 7.78%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.08 billion. 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.
  • Graham Corporation (AMEX:GHM): The shares closed at $16.37, down $1.29, or 7.3%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $162.09 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.
  • Tecumseh Products Company (NASDAQ:TECUA): The shares closed at $7.59, down $0.58, or 7.1%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $140.26 million. About the company: Tecumseh Products Company manufactures hermetic compressors for air conditioning and refrigeration products, gasoline engines and power train components for lawn and garden applications, and pumps. The Company’s products are sold around the world under brand names such as Tecumseh, Peerless, and Little Giant.

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

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