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)

  • HEICO Corporation (NYSE:HEI): The shares closed at $47.50, up $0.84, or 1.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.98 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).
  • Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESLT): The shares closed at $37.17, up $0.47, or 1.28%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.59 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.
  • Embraer SA (NYSE:ERJ): The shares closed at $25.99, up $0.32, or 1.25%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.81 billion. About the company: Embraer SA manufactures and markets commercial, corporate, and defense aircraft. The Company also provides maintenance and repair services and markets spare parts for its jets. Embraer markets its aircraft to commercial airlines mainly in the United States and Europe and to governments in Europe and Latin America.
  • Zebra Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ZBRA): The shares closed at $30.88, up $0.37, or 1.21%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.66 billion. About the company: Zebra Technologies Corporation manufactures and distributes a broad line of direct thermal and thermal transfer bar code label and receipt printers. The Company also produces plastic card printers for the personal identification market. Zebra markets its products to manufacturing and service organizations for use in data collection and automatic identification systems.
  • Dycom Industries, Inc. (NYSE:DY): The shares closed at $17.59, up $0.11, or 0.63%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $589.12 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)

  • Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI): The shares closed at $17.85, down $1.77, or 9.02%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $220.40 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.
  • Columbus McKinnon Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCO): The shares closed at $10.92, down $1.03, or 8.62%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $210.61 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.
  • The Gorman-Rupp Company (AMEX:GRC): The shares closed at $24.01, down $2.26, or 8.6%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $503.92 million. About the company: The Gorman-Rupp Company designs, manufactures, and sells pumps and related fluid control equipment. The Company’s products are used in construction, industrial, petroleum, water, wastewater, original equipment, agricultural, fire protection, and military applications. Gorman-Rupp operates around the world.
  • Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE:MTW): The shares closed at $7.48, down $0.7, or 8.56%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $986.63 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.
  • AAR Corp. (NYSE:AIR): The shares closed at $17.84, down $1.58, or 8.14%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $721.82 million. About the company: AAR CORP. supplies aftermarket products and services to the global aviation/ aerospace industry. The Company purchases, sells, and leases new and used commercial jet aircraft, as well as purchases, sells, and leases a variety of new, overhauled, and repaired engines and engine products for the aviation aftermarket. AAR overhauls, repairs, and exchanges a variety of engine parts.

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

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