Caterpillar, Deere, Boeing and Honeywell Shares Finish Up in Capital Goods Sector

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Dycom Industries, Inc. (NYSE:DY): The shares recently traded at $15.97, up $2.14, or 15.47%, on the day.  Its market capitalization is $543.71 million.  About the company: Dycom Industries, Inc. provides engineering, construction, and maintenance services to telecomm providers in the United States. In addition to its primary services, the Company performs underground utility locating and electric utility contracting services. Dycom also provides services related to the installation of integrated voice, data, and video networks in office buildings.
  • Trinity Industries, Inc. (NYSE:TRN): The shares recently traded at $24.88, up $2.51, or 11.22%, on the day.  Its market capitalization is $1.99 billion.  About the company: Trinity Industries, Inc. manufactures transportation, construction, and industrial products. The Company’s products include tank and freight railcars, inland hopper and tank barges, highway guardrail and safety products, ready-mix concrete, and other products. Trinity also leases railcars and other products. The Company markets its products in the United States and internationally.
  • American Woodmark Corp. (NASDAQ:AMWD): The shares recently traded at $15.59, up $1.04, or 7.15%, on the day.  Its market capitalization is $222.89 million.  About the company: American Woodmark Corporation manufactures kitchen cabinets and vanities for the remodeling and new home construction markets. The Company offers a wide variety of cabinet lines differing by design, material, and finishes. American Woodmark’s products are sold throughout the United States through independent distributors and directly to home centers, builders, and home manufacturers.
  • M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE:MHO): The shares recently traded at $7.02, up $0.46, or 7.01%, on the day.  Its market capitalization is $131.36 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.
  • USG Corporation (NYSE:USG): The shares recently traded at $7.85, up $0.48, or 6.51%, on the day.  Its market capitalization is $826.53 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.

Losers (% price change)

  • Harbin Electric, Inc. (NASDAQ:HRBN): The shares recently traded at $17.20, down $1.28, or 6.93%, on the day.  Its market capitalization is $540.67 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.
  • AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO): The shares recently traded at $21.03, down $1.18, or 5.31%, on the day.  Its market capitalization is $1.94 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.
  • James Hardie Industries (NYSE:JHX): The shares recently traded at $29.64, down $1.19, or 3.86%, on the day.  Its market capitalization is $2.59 billion.  About the company: James Hardie Industries SE manufactures building products, including fiber cement siding, backerboard, and pipe.
  • Hitachi, Ltd. (ADR) (NYSE:HIT): The shares recently traded at $51.12, down $1.08, or 2.07%, on the day.  Its market capitalization is $23.09 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.
  • Metso Oyj (ADR) (MXCYY): The shares recently traded at $9.50, down $0.20, or 2.06%, on the day.  Its market capitalization is $379.09 million.  About the company: Metso Oyj is a Finland-based technology company engaged in the provision of solutions and services to various industries. The Company operates within three business segments.

Most Actives (dollar volume)

  • Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT): The shares recently traded at $85.40, up $2.42, or $2.92%, on the day.  Its market capitalization is $55.17 billion.  About the company: Caterpillar Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets construction, mining, agricultural, and forestry machinery. The Company also manufactures engines and other related parts for its equipment, and offers financing and insurance. Caterpillar distributes its products through a worldwide organization of dealers.
  • Deere & Company (NYSE:DE): The shares recently traded at $75.10, up $2.44, or 3.36%, on the day.  Its market capitalization is $31.52 billion.  About the company: Deere & Company manufactures and distributes a range of agricultural, construction and forestry, and commercial and consumer equipment. The Company supplies replacement parts for its own products and for those of other manufacturers. Deere also provides product and parts financing services.
  • The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA): The shares recently traded at $61.69, up $0.92, or 1.51%, on the day.  Its market capitalization is $45.72 billion.  About the company: The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, and markets commercial jet aircraft, as well as provides related support services to the commercial airline industry worldwide. The Company also researches, develops, produces, modifies, and supports information, space, and defense systems, including military aircraft, helicopters and space and missile systems.
  • Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI): The shares recently traded at $86.58, up $2.43, or 2.89%, on the day.  Its market capitalization is $16.86 billion.  About the company: Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes and services diesel and natural gas engines. The Company also manufactures electric power generation systems and engine-related component products, including filtration and exhaust aftertreatment, fuel systems, controls, and air handling systems.
  • Honeywell Intl. Inc. (NYSE:HON): The shares recently traded at $44.82, up $0.66, or 1.49%, on the day.  Its market capitalization is $35.07 billion.  About the company: Honeywell International Inc. is a diversified technology and manufacturing company with operations around the world. The Company provides aerospace products and services, control technologies, automotive products, and power generation systems. Honeywell also provides specialty chemicals, fibers, plastics, and electronic and advanced materials.

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

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