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.
  • Liz Claiborne, Inc. (NYSE:LIZ): The shares closed at $5.84, up $0.29, or 5.23%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $552.45 million. About the company: Liz Claiborne, Inc. designs and markets branded women’s and men’s apparel, accessories, and fragrance products. The Company’s portfolio of brands includes most apparel and non-apparel categories. Liz Claiborne’s products are available at retail locations throughout the world, including its own retail and outlet stores, and on its e-commerce sites.
  • Tata Motors Limited (NYSE:TTM): The shares closed at $16.93, up $0.82, or 5.09%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $10.74 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.
  • Makita Corporation (NASDAQ:MKTAY): The shares closed at $37.82, up $1.69, or 4.68%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.21 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.
  • LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc (NYSE:LF): The shares closed at $3.68, up $0.14, or 3.95%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $241.42 million. About the company: Leapfrog Enterprises, Inc. designs, develops and markets technology-based educational platforms with curriculum interactive software content and stand-alone products. The Company’s products are for sale through retailers, distributors and directly to schools Leapfrog’s products include electronic educational games and learning books.

Losers (% price change)

  • Natuzzi, S.p.A (NYSE:NTZ): The shares closed at $2.65, down $0.14, or 5.02%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $145.36 million. About the company: Natuzzi S.p.A., designs and manufactures furniture. The Company’s products include sofas, tables. Lamps, rugs, dining tables and chairs, wall unites, and accessories. Natuzzi offers its products worldwide.
  • Kimball International (NASDAQ:KBALB): The shares closed at $4.83, down $0.21, or 4.17%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $182.33 million. About the company: Kimball International, Inc. manufactures consumer durable goods, including office, residential, hospitality, and healthcare furniture. The Company’s products are sold under its own family of brand names. Kimball also supplies electronic assemblies on a contract basis to customers in the automotive, aerospace, defense, telecommunications, and computer industries.
  • Steinway Musical (NYSE:LVB): The shares closed at $23.18, down $1, or 4.14%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $286.29 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.
  • Stoneridge, Inc. (NYSE:SRI): The shares closed at $7.06, down $0.3, or 4.08%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $180.57 million. About the company: Stoneridge, Inc. designs and manufactures engineered electrical and electronic components, modules, and systems. The Company’s customers include the automotive, medium and heavy duty truck, and agricultural vehicle markets. Stoneridge markets its products under a variety of brand names including Alphabet, Berifors, Hi-Stat, Pollak, and PST.
  • Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPAR): The shares closed at $4.51, down $0.19, or 4.04%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $150.64 million. About the company: Spartan Motors, Inc. develops and manufactures custom chassis for fire trucks, recreational vehicles, transit and school buses, step vans, and other specialty vehicles. The Company also owns fire and rescue vehicle manufacturers.

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

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