Capital Goods Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Dec 12th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Capital Goods (NYSE:XLI) sector:

Gainers (% price change)

  • Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC): The shares closed at $38.70, up $5.15, or 15.35%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.00 billion. About the company: Vulcan Materials Company produces construction aggregates. The Company principal product lines are aggregates, asphalt mix and concrete, and cement. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Texas Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TXI): The shares closed at $29.89, up $1.39, or 4.88%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $833.64 million. About the company: Texas Industries, Inc. and its subsidiaries supply construction materials such as cement, aggregate, and concrete products. The Company’s customers include the construction, original equipment manufacturers, tool, and country goods markets. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Smith & Wesson Holding (NASDAQ:SWHC): The shares closed at $3.93, up $0.1, or 2.61%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $254.94 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Martin Marietta Materials (NYSE:MLM): The shares closed at $74.61, up $1.24, or 1.69%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.41 billion. About the company: Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. produces aggregates for the construction industry, including highways, infrastructure, commercial, and residential. The Company also manufactures and markets magnesia-based products, including heat-resistant refractory products for the steel industry, chemical products for industrial and environmental uses, and dolomitic lime. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Eagle Materials, Inc. (NYSE:EXP): The shares closed at $23.61, up $0.29, or 1.24%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.06 billion. About the company: Eagle Materials Inc. manufactures and distributes cement, gypsum wallboard, recycled paperboard, and concrete and aggregates. The Company’s products are used in the construction of homes, commercial and industrial buildings, and governmental buildings across the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX): The shares closed at $15.01, down $1.03, or 6.42%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.65 billion. About the company: Terex Corporation is a diversified global manufacturer. The Company’s products include heavy-duty off-road trucks and high-capacity surface mining trucks, as well as large hydraulic mining shovels. Terex also manufactures and sells telescopic mobile cranes, aerial work platforms, utility aerial devices, telescopic material handlers and truck mounted cranes, and related products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Cemex SAB de CV (NYSE:CX): The shares closed at $4.75, down $0.32, or 6.31%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.84 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • KB Home (NYSE:KBH): The shares closed at $7.60, down $0.5, or 6.17%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $586.21 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Saratoga Investment Corp. (NYSE:SAR): The shares closed at $38.38, down $2.46, or 6.02%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.86 billion. About the company: Saratoga Investment Corporation is a closed-end management investment company. The Company’s investment objectives are to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and, to a lesser extent, equity investments, by primarily investing in private middle market companies. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE:MTW): The shares closed at $10.27, down $0.65, or 5.95%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.35 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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

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