Consumer Cyclical Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Oct 12th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Liz Claiborne, Inc. (NYSE:LIZ): The shares closed at $6.84, up $1.74, or 34.12%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $647.05 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.
  • Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:PKOH): The shares closed at $14.63, up $1.38, or 10.42%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $175.06 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.
  • 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.
  • School Specialty, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCHS): The shares closed at $6.67, up $0.45, or 7.23%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $126.67 million. About the company: School Specialty, Inc. distributes non-textbook educational supplies and furniture for grades pre-kindergarten through 12. The Company provides classroom and art supplies, instruction materials, furniture, and equipment to school districts, school administrators, and teachers through its catalogs.
  • Kimball International (NASDAQ:KBALB): The shares closed at $5.44, up $0.34, or 6.67%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $205.36 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.

Losers (% price change)

  • Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:XRM): The shares closed at $10.10, down $0.32, or 3.07%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $152.87 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.
  • Wacoal Hldgs. Corp. (NASDAQ:WACLY): The shares closed at $60.70, down $1.8, or 2.88%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.71 billion. About the company: WACOAL HOLDINGS CORPORATION manufactures women’s underwear. The Company also manufactures outerwear, sports, and children’s wear. Wacoal has direct-sales network and overseas operations in Southeast Asia, the US, and Europe.
  • Mohawk Industries, Inc. (NYSE:MHK): The shares closed at $48.85, down $0.88, or 1.77%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.36 billion. About the company: Mohawk Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets woven and tufted broadloom carpets and rugs for residential and commercial applications. The Company markets its products under brand names such as Mohawk, Aladdin, Alexander Smith, Bigelow, and Galaxy. Mohawk also offers bath rugs, area rugs, decorative throws, and a laminate product line, among other products.
  • Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE:UA): The shares closed at $74.25, down $1.02, or 1.36%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.83 billion. About the company: Under Armour, Inc. develops, markets, and distributes branded performance products for men, women, and youth. The Company designs and sells a broad offering of apparel and accessories made of synthetic microfibers.
  • Accuride Corporation (NYSE:ACW): The shares closed at $5.82, down $0.07, or 1.19%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $275.21 million. About the company: Accuride Corp. manufactures and supplies commercial vehicle components in North America. The Company’s products include commercial vehicle wheels, wheel-end components and assemblies, truck body and chassis parts, seating assemblies and other commercial vehicle components.

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

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