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)

  • Herman Miller, Inc. (NASDAQ:MLHR): The shares closed at $17.58, up $1.51, or 9.4%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.02 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.
  • Universal Electronics Inc (NASDAQ:UEIC): The shares closed at $15.76, up $1.22, or 8.39%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $235.73 million. About the company: Universal Electronics Inc. manufactures and markets preprogrammed universal wireless remote controls, wireless keyboards, and gaming controls principally for home video and audio entertainment equipment. The Company sells and licenses its devices and proprietary technologies worldwide to OEM’s, private label manufacturers and companies involved in the cable and satellite industries.
  • 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.
  • Cherokee Inc. (NASDAQ:CHKE): The shares closed at $12.37, up $0.83, or 7.19%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $104.39 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.
  • HNI Corporation (NYSE:HNI): The shares closed at $18.27, up $1.12, or 6.53%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $818.15 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.

Losers (% price change)

  • CompX International Inc. (NYSE:CIX): The shares closed at $12.60, down $0.85, or 6.32%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $155.93 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.
  • Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:PKOH): The shares closed at $11.57, down $0.61, or 5.01%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $138.44 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.
  • Unifi, Inc. (NYSE:UFI): The shares closed at $8.51, down $0.31, or 3.51%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $170.93 million. About the company: Unifi, Inc. texturizes polyester and nylon filament fiber to produce polyester and nylon yarns, dyed yarns, and spandex yarns covered with nylon and polyester. The Company sells its products to knitters and weavers that produce fabrics for the apparel, automotive upholstery, hosiery, home furnishings, industrial, and other end use markets.
  • Wabash National Corp. (NYSE:WNC): The shares closed at $4.59, down $0.15, or 3.16%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $314.50 million. About the company: Wabash National Corporation manufactures semi trailers in North America. The company specializes in the design and production of dry freight vans, refrigerated vans, flatbed trailers, drop deck trailers, dump trailers, truck bodies and intermodal equipment.
  • Jones Apparel Group, Inc. (NYSE:JNY): The shares closed at $9.87, down $0.27, or 2.66%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $848.29 million. About the company: The Jones Group Inc. designs, markets, and wholesales a variety of branded apparel, footwear, jeanswear, jewelry and handbags, including sportswear, jeanswear, suits, dresses, and footwear. The Company also markets directly to consumers through branded specialty retail and outlet stores and through its e-commerce sites. .

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

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