Conglomerates Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Dec 2nd

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Federal Signal Corp. (NYSE:FSS): The shares closed at $3.81, up $0.15, or 4.1%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $236.97 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV): The shares closed at $55.88, up $1.12, or 2.05%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $10.36 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE:LUK): The shares closed at $23.75, up $0.41, or 1.76%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.81 billion. About the company: Leucadia National Corporation is a diversified holding company. The Company is involved in a variety of businesses, including manufacturing, telecommunications, property management and services, gaming entertainment, real estate activities, medical product development and winery operations. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • General Electric Company (NYSE:GE): The shares closed at $16.09, up $0.18, or 1.13%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $169.87 billion. About the company: General Electric Company is a diversified technology, media and financial services company. The Company offers products and services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, and water processing technology to medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products. General Electric conducts operations globally. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • The Zweig Fund, Inc. (NYSE:ZF): The shares closed at $2.98, up $0.02, or 0.68%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $274.03 million. About the company: Zweig Fund, Inc. is a closed-end, diversified management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective seeks to increase capital primarily through investment in equity securities consistent with the preservation of capital. The Fund also seeks to preserve capital through the use of certain hedging and market timing techniques. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT): The shares closed at $19.05, down $0.34, or 1.75%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.30 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR): The shares closed at $51.36, down $0.48, or 0.93%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $37.79 billion. About the company: Emerson Electric Co. manufactures and markets electrical, electromechanical, and electronic products and systems. The Company produces a variety of products, including process control, industrial automation, electronics, appliance components, and electric motors. Emerson sells its products around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • 3M Company (NYSE:MMM): The shares closed at $79.76, down $0.54, or 0.67%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $55.90 billion. About the company: 3M Co. conducts operations in electronics, telecommunications, industrial, consumer and office, health care, safety, and other markets. The Company’s businesses share technologies, manufacturing operations, brands, marketing channels, and other resources. 3M serves customers in countries located around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB): The shares closed at $18.63, down $0.05, or 0.27%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $42.67 billion. About the company: ABB Limited provides power and automation technologies. The Company operates under segments that include power products, power systems, automation products, process automation and robotics. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX): The shares closed at $76.54, down $0.04, or 0.05%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $69.35 billion. About the company: United Technologies Corporation provides technology products and support services to customers in the aerospace and building industries worldwide. The Company’s products include aircraft engines, elevators and escalators, heating and air conditioning equipment, helicopters, aerospace systems, fuel cell systems, and fire and safety equipment. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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

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