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

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • James Hardie Industries (NYSE:JHX): The shares closed at $29.00, up $2.94, or 11.28%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.54 billion. About the company: James Hardie Industries SE manufactures building products, including fiber cement siding, backerboard, and pipe.
  • Matrix Service Company (NASDAQ:MTRX): The shares closed at $9.41, up $0.72, or 8.29%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $249.38 million. About the company: Matrix Service Company provides specialized on-site maintenance and construction services for petroleum refining and storage facilities, as well as water storage facilities for the private industry sector. The Company’s services include the maintenance, inspection, design, repair, and construction of aboveground storage tanks.
  • USG Corporation (NYSE:USG): The shares closed at $7.59, up $0.58, or 8.27%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $799.16 million. 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.
  • Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX): The shares closed at $12.06, up $0.9, or 8.06%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.32 billion. About the company: Terex Corporation is a diversified global manufacturer. The Company’s products include heavy-duty off-road trucks and high-capacity surface mining trucks, as well as large hydraulic mining shovels. Terex also manufactures and sells telescopic mobile cranes, aerial work platforms, utility aerial devices, telescopic material handlers and truck mounted cranes, and related products.
  • AAON, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAON): The shares closed at $18.08, up $1.26, or 7.49%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $445.88 million. About the company: AAON, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets commercial rooftop air-conditioning, heating and heat recovery equipment, and air-conditioning coils. The Company’s products serve the commercial and industrial new construction and replacement markets.

Losers (% price change)

  • Ampco-Pittsburgh Corp. (NYSE:AP): The shares closed at $21.53, down $0.87, or 3.88%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $222.31 million. About the company: Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation manufactures engineered equipment. The Company produces finned tube heat exchange coils, large standard and custom air handling systems, centrifugal pumps, feed screws, hardened steel rolls, and heat transfer rolls. Ampco’s products are used in the construction, power generation, refrigeration, chemical processing, marine defense, and steel industries.
  • Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI): The shares closed at $17.32, down $0.63, or 3.51%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $213.86 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.
  • Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:ESLT): The shares closed at $41.16, down $1.03, or 2.44%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.76 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.
  • Columbus McKinnon Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCO): The shares closed at $11.81, down $0.25, or 2.07%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $227.78 million. About the company: Columbus McKinnon Corporation designs, manufactures, and distributes a variety of material handling, lifting, and positioning products. The Company’s products are sold to distributors and end-users in the general manufacturing, crane building, mining, construction, transportation, entertainment, power generation, agriculture, marine, lodging, and medical markets.
  • HEICO Corporation (NYSE:HEI): The shares closed at $51.88, down $0.74, or 1.41%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.17 billion. About the company: HEICO Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells aerospace products and services through its subsidiaries. The Company’s customers include airlines and airmotive, as well as defense contractors and military agencies worldwide, including the United States Air Force, the United States Navy, and the National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA).

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

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