Conglomerates Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Dec 7th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Koninklijke Philips (NYSE:PHG): The shares closed at $20.81, up $0.53, or 2.61%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $19.56 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • The Zweig Fund, Inc. (NYSE:ZF): The shares closed at $3.03, up $0.05, or 1.68%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $278.63 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 >>
  • ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB): The shares closed at $19.03, up $0.22, or 1.17%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $43.58 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 >>
  • Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV): The shares closed at $58.22, up $0.64, or 1.11%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $10.79 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 >>
  • Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN): The shares closed at $46.05, up $0.41, or 0.9%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $15.94 billion. About the company: Raytheon Company operates in defense, homeland security and other government markets. The Company provides electronics, mission systems integration in the areas of sensing, effects, command, control, communications and intelligence systems, and mission support services. Raytheon provides products and services worldwide. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN): The shares closed at $18.93, down $0.34, or 1.76%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.52 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT): The shares closed at $19.67, down $0.25, or 1.26%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.82 billion. About the company: ITT is a diversified leading manufacturer of highly engineered critical components and customized technology solutions for growing industrial end-markets in energy infrastructure, electronics, aerospace and transportation. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE:LUK): The shares closed at $23.62, down $0.21, or 0.88%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.78 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 >>
  • Federal Signal Corp. (NYSE:FSS): The shares closed at $4.12, down $0.02, or 0.48%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $256.25 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 >>
  • Siemens AG (NYSE:SI): The shares closed at $101.28, down $0.42, or 0.41%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $88.54 billion. About the company: Siemens AG manufactures a wide range of industrial and consumer products. The Company builds locomotives, traffic control systems, automotive electronics, and engineers electrical power plants. Siemens also provides public and private communications networks, computers, building control systems, medical equipment, and electrical components. The Company operates worldwide. 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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