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)

  • Ceradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRDN): The shares closed at $28.81, up $3.18, or 12.41%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $716.84 million. About the company: Ceradyne, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets advanced technical ceramic products and components for industrial, defense, consumer, and microwave communications applications. The Company’s products include lightweight ceramic armor and microwave tube products. Advanced technical ceramics can withstand extremely high temperatures and are highly resistant to corrosion and wear.
  • Winnebago Industries, Inc (NYSE:WGO): The shares closed at $7.09, up $0.71, or 11.13%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $206.51 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.
  • Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA): The shares closed at $16.54, up $1.53, or 10.19%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $751.43 million. About the company: Ormat Technologies Inc. designs, develops, builds, owns and operates geothermal power plants. The Company also designs, develops, and seeks to own and operate, recovered energy-based power plants using equipment that it designs and manufactures.
  • Matrix Service Company (NASDAQ:MTRX): The shares closed at $8.85, up $0.8, or 9.94%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $234.54 million. About the company: Matrix Service Company provides specialized on-site maintenance and construction services for petroleum refining and storage facilities, as well as water storage facilities for the private industry sector. The Company’s services include the maintenance, inspection, design, repair, and construction of aboveground storage tanks.
  • James Hardie Industries (NYSE:JHX): The shares closed at $29.00, up $2.18, or 8.13%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.54 billion. About the company: James Hardie Industries SE manufactures building products, including fiber cement siding, backerboard, and pipe.

Losers (% price change)

  • Metso Oyj (MXCYY): The shares closed at $7.28, down $0.2, or 2.67%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $290.50 million.
  • Flow International Corp. (NASDAQ:FLOW): The shares closed at $2.26, down $0.04, or 1.74%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $107.85 million. About the company: Flow International Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and services ultrahigh-pressure waterjet cutting and cleaning systems, specialized robotics systems, and food safety applications. The Company’s waterjet systems are used to cut both metallic and nonmetallic materials in many industry segments, including the aerospace, automotive, food, and paper industries.
  • Northwest Pipe Company (NASDAQ:NWPX): The shares closed at $22.30, down $0.35, or 1.55%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $208.39 million. About the company: Northwest Pipe Company manufactures and markets welded steel pipe. The Company makes large diameter, high pressure steel pipe products used for water transmission. Northwest Pipe also makes smaller diameter, electric resistance welded pipe for a wide range of construction, energy, agricultural, industrial, and mechanical applications.
  • GenCorp Inc. (NYSE:GY): The shares closed at $3.87, down $0.02, or 0.51%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $229.10 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.
  • AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO): The shares closed at $16.88, down $0.05, or 0.3%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.56 billion. About the company: AGCO Corporation manufactures and distributes agricultural equipment throughout the world. The Company sells a range of agricultural equipment and related replacement parts, including tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, and forage equipment. AGCO markets its products under a variety of brand names, including Massey Ferguson, AGCO, Tye, GLEANER, and Hesston.

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

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