Capital Goods Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Oct 17th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Harbin Electric, Inc. (NASDAQ:HRBN): The shares closed at $22.44, up $0.35, or 1.58%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $705.38 million. About the company: Harbin Electric, Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures linear motors and special electric motors. The Company builds customized linear motors for a variety of applications and industries. Harbin Electric provides its linear motor products and systems to end users throughout China, as well as other industrial original equipment manufacturers overseas.
  • NCI Building Systems, Inc (NYSE:NCS): The shares closed at $8.63, up $0.13, or 1.53%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $171.73 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.
  • Cascade Corporation (NYSE:CASC): The shares closed at $9.79, up $0.04, or 0.41%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.52 billion. About the company: Cascade Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets materials handling equipment and related technologies. The Company’s products include custom hydraulic cylinders, lift truck attachments, hose reels, sideshifters, and forks. Cascade operates around the world.
  • Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT): The shares closed at $52.22, up $0.19, or 0.37%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $23.59 billion. About the company: Hitachi, Ltd. manufactures communications and electronic equipment, heavy electrical and industrial machinery, and consumer electronics. The Company’s diverse product line ranges from nuclear power systems to kitchen appliances. Hitachi also operates subsidiaries in the wire and cable, metal, and chemical industries.
  • Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESLT): The shares closed at $43.72, up $0.14, or 0.32%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.87 billion. About the company: Elbit Systems Ltd. designs, develops and supplies integrated defense systems. The Company also designs, develops, manufactures, markets and supports military electronic systems and products.

Losers (% price change)

  • Cemex SAB de CV (NYSE:CX): The shares closed at $3.31, down $0.44, or 11.73%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.37 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.
  • Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE:MTW): The shares closed at $7.87, down $0.84, or 9.64%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.04 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.
  • PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM): The shares closed at $4.01, down $0.42, or 9.48%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.54 billion. About the company: Pulte Group Inc. sells and constructs homes, and purchases, develops, and sells residential land and develops active adult communities. The Company also provides mortgage financing, title insurance, and other services to home buyers. Pulte has operations in various markets across the United States and Puerto Rico.
  • PMFG Inc (NASDAQ:PMFG): The shares closed at $17.25, down $1.79, or 9.4%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $304.92 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.
  • Twin Disc, Incorporated (NASDAQ:TWIN): The shares closed at $25.98, down $2.52, or 8.84%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $296.68 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.

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

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