Capital Goods Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Oct 19th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE:MHO): The shares closed at $5.82, up $0.29, or 5.24%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $108.91 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.
  • Cascade Corporation (NYSE:CASC): The shares closed at $10.31, up $0.27, or 2.69%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.65 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.
  • Embraer SA (NYSE:ERJ): The shares closed at $28.07, up $0.52, or 1.89%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.20 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.
  • Standard Pacific Corp. (NYSE:SPF): The shares closed at $2.96, up $0.05, or 1.72%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $586.17 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.
  • Gafisa SA (NYSE:GFA): The shares closed at $6.93, up $0.1, or 1.46%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.50 billion. About the company: Gafisa S.A. acquires, operates, and develops real estate. The Company also operates in the civil engineering and construction sector.

Losers (% price change)

  • Lufkin Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:LUFK): The shares closed at $48.16, down $4.06, or 7.77%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.47 billion. About the company: Lufkin Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, sells, and services oil field pumping units, power transmission products, and foundry castings. The Company sells its products around the world.
  • Fuel Tech Inc. (NASDAQ:FTEK): The shares closed at $4.99, down $0.39, or 7.25%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $121.43 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.
  • AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO): The shares closed at $15.48, down $1.15, or 6.92%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.43 billion. About the company: AGCO Corporation manufactures and distributes agricultural equipment throughout the world. The Company sells a range of agricultural equipment and related replacement parts, including tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, and forage equipment. AGCO markets its products under a variety of brand names, including Massey Ferguson, AGCO, Tye, GLEANER, and Hesston.
  • Tecumseh Products Company (NASDAQ:TECUA): The shares closed at $6.79, down $0.5, or 6.86%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $125.48 million. About the company: Tecumseh Products Company manufactures hermetic compressors for air conditioning and refrigeration products, gasoline engines and power train components for lawn and garden applications, and pumps. The Company’s products are sold around the world under brand names such as Tecumseh, Peerless, and Little Giant.
  • Sterling Construction Co (NASDAQ:STRL): The shares closed at $11.80, down $0.77, or 6.13%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $194.08 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.

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

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