Consumer Cyclical Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Oct 17th

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.
  • CompX International Inc. (AMEX:CIX): The shares closed at $13.93, up $0.48, or 3.57%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $172.39 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.
  • Makita Corporation (NASDAQ:MKTAY): The shares closed at $38.00, up $0.73, or 1.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.23 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.
  • Sony Corporation (NYSE:SNE): The shares closed at $20.37, up $0.2, or 0.99%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $20.44 billion. About the company: SONY CORPORATION manufactures audio, home video game consoles, communications, key device and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. The Company’s other businesses include music, pictures, computer entertainment, and online businesses.

Losers (% price change)

  • Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:PKOH): The shares closed at $14.01, down $1.46, or 9.44%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $167.64 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.
  • Kimball International (NASDAQ:KBALB): The shares closed at $5.20, down $0.5, or 8.77%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $196.30 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.
  • Steelcase Inc. (NYSE:SCS): The shares closed at $7.37, down $0.68, or 8.45%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $959.35 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.
  • Interface, Inc. (NASDAQ:IFSIA): The shares closed at $13.07, down $1, or 7.11%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $855.76 million. About the company: Interface, Inc. manufactures, markets, installs, and services products for the commercial and institutional interiors market. The Company provides modular carpet, panel fabrics for use in open plan office furniture systems, and complementary products, as well as carpet replacement, installation, and maintenance services. Interface markets its products around the world.
  • U.S. Auto Parts Network (NASDAQ:PRTS): The shares closed at $5.38, down $0.4, or 6.92%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $164.41 million. About the company: US Auto Parts Network, Inc. retails aftermarket automobile parts over the Internet. The Company sells body, engine, and performance parts and accessories.

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

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