Capital Goods Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 16th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Argan, Inc. (NYSE:AGX): The shares closed at $12.14, up $0.74, or 6.49%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $165.20 million. About the company: Argan, Inc., through its subsidiary, designs and builds energy plants. The Company’s energy plants include traditional gas as well as alternative energy including biodiesel, ethanol, and renewable energy sources such as wind power and solar. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Graham Corporation (NYSE:GHM): The shares closed at $23.03, up $0.86, or 3.88%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $228.32 million. About the company: Graham Corporation designs and builds vacuum and heat transfer equipment for process industries around the world. The Company markets to chemical, petrochemical, petroleum refining, and electric power generating industries, including cogeneration and geothermal plants. Graham’s products include ejectors, liquid ring vacuum pumps, condensers, and heat exchangers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • PMFG Inc (NASDAQ:PMFG): The shares closed at $22.36, up $0.79, or 3.66%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $395.22 million. About the company: PMFG Inc. is a provider of custom engineered systems and products designed to help ensure that the delivery of energy is safe, efficient and clean. The Company primarily serves the markets for power generation, natural gas infrastructure and petrochemical processing. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • The Gorman-Rupp Company (NYSE:GRC): The shares closed at $27.48, up $0.92, or 3.46%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $576.83 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Standard Pacific Corp. (NYSE:SPF): The shares closed at $3.13, up $0.1, or 3.3%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $621.21 million. About the company: Standard Pacific Corp. constructs move-up homes within a wide range of price and size. The Company operates throughout the major metropolitan areas in California, Texas, Arizona, and Colorado. Standard Pacific also provides mortgage financing and title services to its homebuyers through its subsidiaries. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Gafisa SA (NYSE:GFA): The shares closed at $6.25, down $0.55, or 8.09%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.35 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 >>
  • Fuel Tech Inc. (NASDAQ:FTEK): The shares closed at $6.15, down $0.43, or 6.53%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $146.17 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 >>
  • Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC): The shares closed at $53.22, down $2.86, or 5.1%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $279.32 million. About the company: Preformed Line Products Company designs and manufactures systems used in the construction and maintenance of networks for the energy, communications, cable provider, and information industries. The Company’s products support, protect, connect, terminate, and secure cables and wires. Preformed Line Products also manufactures products serving the voice and data transmission markets. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Smith & Wesson Holding (NASDAQ:SWHC): The shares closed at $3.00, down $0.15, or 4.76%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $193.83 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 >>
  • AMCOL International Corp. (NYSE:ACO): The shares closed at $29.53, down $1.39, or 4.5%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $922.25 million. About the company: AMCOL International Corporation mines, processes, and distributes clays for use in industrial and consumer markets. The Company additionally processes and distributes clays for use as a moisture barrier in commercial construction, landfill liners. The Company’s clay products are also used in nanotechnology. AMCOL also operates a long-haul trucking and a freight brokerage business. 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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