Capital Goods Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Dec 6th

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 $8.23, up $0.34, or 4.31%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $634.80 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 >>
  • M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE:MHO): The shares closed at $9.44, up $0.38, or 4.19%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $176.64 million. About the company: M/I Homes, Inc. builds single-family homes that are marketed and sold under the M/I Homes and Showcase Homes trade names. M/I Homes has homebuilding operations in Ohio, Indiana, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, and Maryland. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Smith & Wesson Holding (NASDAQ:SWHC): The shares closed at $3.11, up $0.11, or 3.67%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $200.94 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 >>
  • Fuel Tech Inc. (NASDAQ:FTEK): The shares closed at $6.28, up $0.22, or 3.63%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $149.26 million. About the company: Fuel Tech, Inc. develops and commercializes air pollution control technologies and provides engineering services. The Company’s NOxOUT process is used in the development of post-combustion nitrogen oxide control systems. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI): The shares closed at $21.56, up $0.71, or 3.41%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $257.08 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • NCI Building Systems, Inc (NYSE:NCS): The shares closed at $9.30, down $0.37, or 3.83%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $185.06 million. About the company: NCI Building Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets metal engineered building systems and products for the building industry. The Company sells metal components as well as complete metal building systems. NCI sells its products in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • USG Corporation (NYSE:USG): The shares closed at $10.12, down $0.29, or 2.79%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.07 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 >>
  • James Hardie Industries (NYSE:JHX): The shares closed at $34.52, down $0.88, or 2.49%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.01 billion. About the company: James Hardie Industries SE manufactures building products, including fiber cement siding, backerboard, and pipe. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Embraer SA (NYSE:ERJ): The shares closed at $25.06, down $0.48, or 1.88%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.53 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • U.S. Lime & Minerals Inc. (NASDAQ:USLM): The shares closed at $56.84, down $1.06, or 1.83%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $353.40 million. About the company: United States Lime & Minerals, Inc. supplies lime and limestone products to the steel, paper, agriculture, environmental protection, and construction industries. The Company operates plants in Texas and Arkansas. 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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