Consumer Cyclical Sector Review: Stock Winners and Losers

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

Gainer (% price change)

  • JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAKK): The shares closed at $19.57, up $3.57, or 22.31%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $532.28 million. About the company: JAKKS Pacific, Inc. and its affiliates develop, manufacture, and market toys and related products for children. The Company’s products include action figures, die-cast collectible and toy vehicles, preschool toys, and a line of fashion dolls and accessories. JAKKS markets its products under brand names such as Road Champs, Remco, and Child Guidance.
  • Furniture Brands Intl (NYSE:FBN): The shares closed at $2.76, up $0.23, or 9.09%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $153.19 million. About the company: Furniture Brands International, Inc. manufactures and distributes residential furniture. The Company’s products include stationary upholstery products, occasional furniture, recliners, and sleep sofas.
  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT): The shares closed at $19.91, up $1.45, or 7.85%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.17 billion. About the company: Mattel, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a broad variety of children’s products on a worldwide basis. The Company sells its products to retailers and directly to consumers. Mattel’s products include branded fashion dolls, infant and preschool products, toy cars, and electrical vehicles, among others.
  • Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE:LAD): The shares closed at $16.80, up $1.18, or 7.55%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $445.46 million. About the company: Lithia Motors, Inc. retail sells new and used vehicles in the western United States. The Company offers domestic and imported makes of new automobiles and light trucks through dealerships in California, Oregon, Washington, and Nevada. Lithia also arranges related financing and insurance contracts, as well as provides vehicle parts, maintenance, and repair services.
  • Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK): The shares closed at $19.54, up $1.37, or 7.54%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.78 billion. About the company: Oshkosh Corporation designs, manufactures and markets fire and emergency apparatuses and specialty commercial and military trucks. The Company provides products such as pumpers, aerial and ladder trucks, tankers, rescue vehicles, snow removal vehicles, refuse truck bodies, and concrete mixers.

Loser (% price change)

  • The Eastern Company (AMEX:EML): The shares closed at $16.81, down $1.94, or 10.35%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $103.69 million. About the company: The Eastern Company manufactures and markets a variety of locks and other specialty industrial hardware. The Company primarily offers locks and latches for truck bodies, computers, office equipment, and various applications for the electrical, automotive, and construction industries.
  • U.S. Auto Parts Network (NASDAQ:PRTS): The shares closed at $4.94, down $0.24, or 4.63%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $150.97 million. About the company: US Auto Parts Network, Inc. retails aftermarket automobile parts over the Internet. The Company sells body, engine, and performance parts and accessories.
  • Fuel Systems Solutions (NASDAQ:FSYS): The shares closed at $22.18, down $0.82, or 3.57%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $443.24 million. About the company: Fuel Systems Solutions Inc. provides advanced alternative fuel systems technology and components for internal combustion engines. The Company’s products enable these engines to function using environmentally friendly gaseous fuels such as propane, natural gas, and biogas. Fuel Systems is a supplier to original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket.
  • Makita Corporation (NASDAQ:MKTAY): The shares closed at $36.16, down $0.82, or 2.22%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.98 billion. About the company: Makita Corporation manufactures electric power tools, including battery-operated power tools, stationary wood working machines, pneumatic devices, and gardening tools. The Company also produces power tool attachments and accessories and provides parts replacement and repair services.
  • Delta Apparel, Inc. (AMEX:DLA): The shares closed at $15.35, down $0.33, or 2.1%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $128.76 million. About the company: Delta Apparel, Inc. designs, markets and manufactures branded and private label activewear apparel and headwear. The Company’s products are sold to boutiques, department stores, outdoor and sporting goods retailers, college bookstores, screen printers and the US military.

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

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