Consumer Cyclical Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Oct 20th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Select Comfort Corp. (NASDAQ:SCSS): The shares closed at $19.42, up $3.3, or 20.47%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.09 billion. About the company: Select Comfort Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets a line of air bed mattresses with adjustable firmness, as well as foundations and accessories. The Company’s products are sold through retail stores located across the United States and through its national direct marketing operations.
  • 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.
  • Stoneridge, Inc. (NYSE:SRI): The shares closed at $6.73, up $0.3, or 4.67%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $172.13 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.
  • Tempur-Pedic Intl. Inc. (NYSE:TPX): The shares closed at $63.60, up $2.41, or 3.94%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.27 billion. About the company: Tempur-Pedic International Inc., through its primary subsidiary Tempur World, manufactures and markets foam mattresses, pillows, and miscellaneous products under the Tempur-Pedic and other brand names.
  • Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL): The shares closed at $29.72, up $0.98, or 3.41%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.44 billion. About the company: Pool Corporation is a wholesale distributor of swimming pool supplies, equipment and related leisure products. The Company’s inventory includes a diverse range of products, from construction materials, replacement parts and fencing to pool care products and spas.

Losers (% price change)

  • Gentex Corporation (NASDAQ:GNTX): The shares closed at $27.21, down $1.43, or 4.99%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.89 billion. About the company: Gentex Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets products that use electro-optic technology. The Company’s product lines include automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and fire protection products. Gentex’s Night Vision Safety Mirror automatically darkens to the degree required to eliminate rearview headlight glare. The Company sells its products around the world.
  • Xerium Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:XRM): The shares closed at $9.06, down $0.47, or 4.93%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $137.13 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.
  • American Axle & Manufact (NYSE:AXL): The shares closed at $8.63, down $0.35, or 3.9%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $650.14 million. About the company: American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. designs, engineers, and manufactures driveline systems for light trucks and sport-utility vehicles. The Company produces axles, propeller shafts, chassis components, and forged products. American Axle also manufactures various driveline components for light trucks and sport utility vehicles manufactured in North America.
  • Fuel Systems Solutions (NASDAQ:FSYS): The shares closed at $19.80, down $0.77, or 3.74%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $395.68 million. About the company: Fuel Systems Solutions Inc. provides advanced alternative fuel systems technology and components for internal combustion engines. The Company’s products enable these engines to function using environmentally friendly gaseous fuels such as propane, natural gas, and biogas. Fuel Systems is a supplier to original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket.
  • Apogee Technology, Inc. (ATCS): The shares closed at $9.35, down $0.35, or 3.61%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $112.51 million.

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

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