Capital Goods Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Dec 1st

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Texas Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TXI): The shares closed at $27.61, up $2.28, or 9%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $770.05 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 >>
  • Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (NYSE:BZH): The shares closed at $2.30, up $0.15, or 6.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $173.85 million. About the company: Beazer Homes USA, Inc. designs, builds, and sells single family homes in the Southeast, Southwest, and South Central regions of the United States. The Company’s homes are designed to appeal to entry-level and first move-up home buyers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX): The shares closed at $16.29, up $0.86, or 5.57%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.79 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 >>
  • Gafisa SA (NYSE:GFA): The shares closed at $6.31, up $0.29, or 4.82%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.36 billion. About the company: Gafisa S.A. acquires, operates, and develops real estate. The Company also operates in the civil engineering and construction sector. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • USG Corporation (NYSE:USG): The shares closed at $10.26, up $0.47, or 4.8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.08 billion. About the company: USG Corporation, through its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes building materials. The Company produces a wide range of products for use in new residential, new non-residential, and repair and remodel construction, as well as products used in certain industrial processes. USG’s two core businesses include North American Gypsum and Worldwide Ceilings. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Sterling Construction Co (NASDAQ:STRL): The shares closed at $11.62, down $1.09, or 8.58%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $189.65 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • American Woodmark Corp. (NASDAQ:AMWD): The shares closed at $11.78, down $0.95, or 7.46%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $168.62 million. About the company: American Woodmark Corporation manufactures kitchen cabinets and vanities for the remodeling and new home construction markets. The Company offers a wide variety of cabinet lines differing by design, material, and finishes. American Woodmark’s products are sold throughout the United States through independent distributors and directly to home centers, builders, and home manufacturers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA): The shares closed at $17.72, down $1.26, or 6.64%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $805.04 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Twin Disc, Incorporated (NASDAQ:TWIN): The shares closed at $40.03, down $2.37, or 5.59%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $457.13 million. About the company: Twin Disc, Incorporated designs, manufactures, and sells heavy duty off-highway power transmission equipment. The Company’s products include marine transmissions and surface drives, power-shift transmissions, power take-offs and reduction gears, industrial clutches, and control systems. Twin Disc sells its products to customers in the marine, energy, government, and other markets. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Northwest Pipe Company (NASDAQ:NWPX): The shares closed at $22.03, down $1.26, or 5.41%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $205.86 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. 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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