Capital Goods Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Oct 21st

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 $6.48, up $0.48, or 8%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $121.26 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.
  • The Ryland Group, Inc. (NYSE:RYL): The shares closed at $13.07, up $0.95, or 7.84%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $580.42 million. About the company: The Ryland Group, Inc. is a homebuilder and mortgage-related finance firm. The Company’s homebuilding segment specializes in the sale and construction of single-family attached and detached housing. Ryland’s financial services segment provides various mortgage-related products and services for retail customers.
  • CNH Global N.V. (NYSE:CNH): The shares closed at $32.43, up $2.34, or 7.78%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.73 billion. About the company: CNH Global N.V. designs, manufactures, and distributes a full line of agricultural and construction equipment. The Company also provides equipment financing services. CNH Global’s products are sold through dealers and distributors on a worldwide basis.
  • Ceradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRDN): The shares closed at $29.30, up $1.87, or 6.82%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $729.03 million. About the company: Ceradyne, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets advanced technical ceramic products and components for industrial, defense, consumer, and microwave communications applications. The Company’s products include lightweight ceramic armor and microwave tube products. Advanced technical ceramics can withstand extremely high temperatures and are highly resistant to corrosion and wear.
  • AAR Corp. (NYSE:AIR): The shares closed at $18.77, up $1.14, or 6.47%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $759.45 million. About the company: AAR CORP. supplies aftermarket products and services to the global aviation/ aerospace industry. The Company purchases, sells, and leases new and used commercial jet aircraft, as well as purchases, sells, and leases a variety of new, overhauled, and repaired engines and engine products for the aviation aftermarket. AAR overhauls, repairs, and exchanges a variety of engine parts.

Losers (% price change)

  • FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR): The shares closed at $26.55, down $0.68, or 2.5%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.24 billion. About the company: FLIR Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets thermal imaging and broadcast camera systems for a variety of applications in the commercial and government markets. The Company makes products for condition monitoring, research and development, airborne observation and broadcast, search and rescue, and surveillance and reconnaissance.
  • Gardner Denver, Inc. (NYSE:GDI): The shares closed at $73.00, down $1.75, or 2.34%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.82 billion. About the company: Gardner Denver Inc. manufactures stationary air compressors and blowers for industrial applications. The Company’s products are used in manufacturing, process applications, and materials handling, as well as in power tools and equipment. Gardner Denver sells its products around the world.
  • CRH PLC (NYSE:CRH): The shares closed at $18.60, down $0.18, or 0.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $13.33 billion. About the company: CRH plc manufactures cement, concrete products, aggregates, asphalt, clay bricks, chemical lime, security fencing products, and roofing, insulation and other building materials. The Group also operates some 136 builders merchant locations and 54 DIY stores. CRH, via its subsidiaries, operates in some 19 countries, including Ireland, the US, Spain, Germany and the Netherlands.
  • Sterling Construction Co (NASDAQ:STRL): The shares closed at $11.96, down $0.06, or 0.5%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $196.71 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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