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 $6.25, up $0.15, or 2.46%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $591.24 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.
  • China Automotive Systems (NASDAQ:CAAS): The shares closed at $5.39, up $0.08, or 1.51%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $151.37 million. About the company: China Automotive Systems, Inc. manufactures power steering systems and other related products for different segments of the automobile industry in China. The Company focuses on parts, accessories, and new technologies. China Automotive is also targeting customers in North America, the Asia-Pacific countries, and the Middle East.
  • Tata Motors Limited (NYSE:TTM): The shares closed at $16.81, up $0.23, or 1.39%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $10.67 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.
  • Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC): The shares closed at $48.32, up $0.61, or 1.28%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.49 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 $2.40, down $0.2, or 7.69%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $133.21 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.
  • CompX International Inc. (AMEX:CIX): The shares closed at $12.50, down $0.95, or 7.06%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $154.69 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.
  • Brown Shoe Company, Inc. (NYSE:BWS): The shares closed at $6.93, down $0.48, or 6.48%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $290.86 million. About the company: Brown Shoe Company, Inc. operates in the footwear industry. The Company’s retail shoe stores offer a wide range of branded footwear for women, men and children.
  • Steinway Musical (NYSE:LVB): The shares closed at $21.64, down $1.48, or 6.4%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $267.27 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.
  • Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:PKOH): The shares closed at $14.00, down $0.94, or 6.29%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $167.52 million. About the company: Park-Ohio Holdings Corp., through its subsidiaries, provides logistics services and manufactures engineered products. The Company supplies components and other industrial products to original equipment manufacturers. Park-Ohio also designs and manufactures a variety of products engineered for specific customer applications.

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

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