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.
  • Hooker Furniture Corp. (NASDAQ:HOFT): The shares closed at $10.03, up $0.43, or 4.48%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $108.26 million. About the company: Hooker Furniture Corporation manufactures and imports residential furniture, primarily targeted at the upper-medium price range. The Company’s products include home office furniture, entertainment centers, imported occasional furniture, and bedroom and wall systems. Hooker sells its products to furniture retailers, catalog merchandisers, and national and regional chain stores.
  • Steinway Musical (NYSE:LVB): The shares closed at $24.96, up $1.07, or 4.48%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $308.28 million. About the company: Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures musical instruments. The Company’s products include Steinway & Sons pianos, Selmer saxophones, Bach trumpets, and Ludwig drums.
  • Makita Corporation (NASDAQ:MKTAY): The shares closed at $36.43, up $0.93, or 2.62%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.02 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.
  • Tata Motors Limited (NYSE:TTM): The shares closed at $16.24, up $0.4, or 2.53%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $10.31 billion. About the company: Tata Motors Limited manufactures cars and commercial automotive vehicles in India. The Company designs, manufactures and sells heavy commercial, medium commercial and small commercial vehicles including trucks, tankers, vans, buses, ambulances and minibuses. Tata also manufactures small cars and sports utility vehicles.

Losers (% price change)

  • K-Swiss Inc. (NASDAQ:KSWS): The shares closed at $4.40, down $0.44, or 9.09%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $156.47 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.
  • Lydall, Inc. (NYSE:LDL): The shares closed at $8.59, down $0.76, or 8.13%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $147.30 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.
  • Steelcase Inc. (NYSE:SCS): The shares closed at $6.91, down $0.55, or 7.37%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $899.47 million. About the company: Steelcase Inc. designs and manufactures products used to create high performance work environments. The Company’s products include office furniture, furniture systems, interior architectural products, technology products, seating, and related products and services. Steelcase has operations in various countries.
  • Herman Miller, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLHR): The shares closed at $18.70, down $1.46, or 7.24%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.09 billion. About the company: Herman Miller, Inc. researches, designs, manufactures, and distributes interior office furnishings, furniture systems, products, and services. The Company markets its products to companies, organizations, and individuals.
  • HNI Corporation (NYSE:HNI): The shares closed at $19.64, down $1.25, or 5.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $879.49 million. About the company: HNI Corporation manufactures and markets office furniture as well as hearth products. The Company’s products are sold primarily through dealers, wholesalers, and retail superstores. HNI has operations in the United States and Canada.

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

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