Consumer Cyclical Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • 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.
  • LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQX): The shares closed at $25.98, up $1.8, or 7.44%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.80 billion. About the company: LKQ Corporation procures salvage vehicles, primarily at auctions, using locally based and centralized procurement systems. The company dismantles these vehicles for recycled products, and then sells recycled original equipment manufacturer products to automobile collision and mechanical repair shops and, indirectly, insurance companies and extended warranty companies.
  • K-Swiss Inc. (NASDAQ:KSWS): The shares closed at $4.81, up $0.33, or 7.37%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $171.05 million. About the company: K-Swiss Inc. designs, develops, and markets athletic footwear for sports use, fitness activities, and casual wear. The Company sells its products in the United States through independent sales representatives primarily to specialty athletic footwear stores, pro shops, sporting good stores, and department stores. K-Swiss also sells its products through international distributors.
  • Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE:CTB): The shares closed at $11.61, up $0.76, or 7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $722.81 million. About the company: Cooper Tire & Rubber Company manufactures and markets replacement tires. The Company focuses on the manufacture and sale of passenger and light truck replacement tires. Cooper also manufactures radial medium truck tires and materials and equipment for the truck tire retread industry.
  • Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC): The shares closed at $44.55, up $2.86, or 6.86%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.30 billion. About the company: Visteon Corporation supplies automotive systems, modules, and components to vehicle manufacturers and the aftermarket on a worldwide basis. The Company manufactures products such as climate control systems, electronics, interiors, and lighting.

Losers (% price change)

  • Furniture Brands Intl (NYSE:FBN): The shares closed at $2.04, down $0.13, or 5.99%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $113.23 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.
  • Cherokee Inc. (NASDAQ:CHKE): The shares closed at $13.51, down $0.64, or 4.52%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $114.01 million. About the company: Cherokee Inc. markets and licenses Cherokee and Sideout brand products. The Company has licensing agreements worldwide in a range of categories, including family apparel and fashion accessories, as well as luggage, cosmetics, and footwear.
  • Lydall, Inc. (NYSE:LDL): The shares closed at $8.99, down $0.37, or 3.95%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $154.16 million. About the company: Lydall, Inc. develops and manufactures engineered materials for a variety of applications. The Company develops and manufactures engineered specialty papers, automotive heat shields, acoustical barriers, and medical filtration and bioprocessing components. The Company’s fabricated products are sold to original equipment manufacturers.
  • CompX International Inc. (AMEX:CIX): The shares closed at $12.92, down $0.53, or 3.94%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $159.89 million. About the company: CompX International Inc. manufactures ergonomic computer support systems, precision ball bearing slides, and locking systems. The Company’s products are for use in office furniture, computer-related applications, and a variety of other products. CompX sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers.
  • Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:XRM): The shares closed at $10.24, down $0.42, or 3.94%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $154.99 million. About the company: Xerium Technologies, Inc. manufactures and supplies consumable products used in the production of paper. The Company produces both clothing and roll covers that are installed on paper-making machines, and play key roles in the process by which raw materials are converted into finished paper. Xerium Technologies has manufacturing facilities in major paper-producing regions around the world.

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

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