Conglomerates Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Koninklijke Philips (NYSE:PHG): The shares closed at $18.03, up $1.07, or 6.31%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $17.53 billion. About the company: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. manufactures medical systems; domestic appliances; consumer electronics; and lighting. The Company produces imaging, ultrasound and healthcare informatics equipment; shaving and beauty and health and wellness products; displays, and peripherals; and lamps and luminaries.
  • Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT): The shares closed at $17.99, up $1.06, or 6.26%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.99 billion. About the company: Textron Inc. is a global, multi-industry company with operations in aircraft, defense, industrial products, and finance. The Company’s products include airplanes, helicopters, weapons, and automotive products. Textron’s finance division offers asset based lending, aviation, distribution, golf, and resort finance, as well as structured capital.
  • Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN): The shares closed at $19.24, up $1.09, or 6.01%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.54 billion. About the company: Olin Corporation manufactures chemicals and ammunition products. The Company manufactures and sells chlorine, caustic soda, sodium hydrosulfite, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, sodium chlorate, bleach products, and potassium hydroxide. Olin also manufactures products that include sporting ammunition, reloading components, small caliber military ammunition and industrial cartridges.
  • Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV): The shares closed at $48.42, up $2.14, or 4.62%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $9.01 billion. About the company: Dover Corporation manufactures a variety of specialized industrial products and manufacturing equipment. The Company’s products include Material handling equipment, refuse truck bodies, tank trailers, refrigeration systems, refrigeration display cases, marking and coding systems,sucker rods, drill bit inserts, nozzles, swivels and breakaways, and electronic technology equipment.
  • Federal Signal Corp. (NYSE:FSS): The shares closed at $4.66, up $0.19, or 4.25%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $289.78 million. About the company: Federal Signal Corporation manufactures and supplies safety, signaling, and communications equipment. The Company’s equipment includes fire rescue products, street sweeping and vacuum loader vehicles, parking control equipment, custom on-premise signage, carbide cutting tools, precision punches and dies, and plastic injection mold components.

Losers (% price change)

  • Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:TYC): The shares closed at $42.96, down $0.02, or 0.05%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $19.95 billion. About the company: Tyco International Ltd. provides security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products.

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

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