Conglomerates Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 17th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y): The shares closed at $312.47, up $4.04, or 1.31%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.68 billion. About the company: Alleghany Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is involved in the property and casualty and surety insurance business. The Company also provides reinsurance to Alleghany group operating units and affiliates own and manages properties in the Sacramento, California region, as well as conducts corporate investment and other activities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT): The shares closed at $19.72, up $0.14, or 0.72%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.83 billion. About the company: ITT Corporation designs and manufactures a variety of engineered products. The Company produces pumps, systems, and services to measure and control water and other fluids. ITT also supplies military defense systems, including night vision devices, secure communication systems, and avionics, in addition to providing electrical interconnects, and data storage and PC cards. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE:LUK): The shares closed at $21.81, down $1.15, or 5.01%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.33 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 >>
  • Dover Corporation (NYSE:DOV): The shares closed at $53.43, down $1.77, or 3.21%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $9.90 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 >>
  • United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX): The shares closed at $75.74, down $1.71, or 2.21%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $68.63 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 >>
  • Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT): The shares closed at $18.01, down $0.4, or 2.17%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.01 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 >>
  • ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB): The shares closed at $17.83, down $0.37, or 2.03%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $40.84 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 >>

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

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