Sector Review: Action in the Capital Goods Sector on Dec 15th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Capital Goods (NYSE:XLI) sector:

Gainers (% price change)

  • Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:APOG): The shares closed at $12.25, up $1.69, or 16%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $346.95 million. About the company: Apogee Enterprises, Inc. designs and develops value-added glass products, services, and systems. The Company’s products include architectural glass, glass coatings for the electronics markets, and replacement auto glass. The Company also provides building glass installation and replacement services. Apogee Enterprises operates around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO): The shares closed at $16.05, up $1.42, or 9.71%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.48 billion. About the company: AGCO Corporation manufactures and distributes agricultural equipment throughout the world. The Company sells a range of agricultural equipment and related replacement parts, including tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, and forage equipment. AGCO markets its products under a variety of brand names, including Massey Ferguson, AGCO, Tye, GLEANER, and Hesston. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Preformed Line Products (NASDAQ:PLPC): The shares closed at $57.17, up $3.34, or 6.2%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $300.05 million. About the company: Preformed Line Products Company designs and manufactures systems used in the construction and maintenance of networks for the energy, communications, cable provider, and information industries. The Company’s products support, protect, connect, terminate, and secure cables and wires. Preformed Line Products also manufactures products serving the voice and data transmission markets. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Beacon Roofing Supply (NASDAQ:BECN): The shares closed at $18.38, up $0.97, or 5.57%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $848.37 million. About the company: Beacon Roofing Supply, Inc. distributes residential and non-residential roofing materials in the United States and Canada. The Company also distributes other complementary building materials, including siding, windows, specialty lumber products, and waterproofing systems, for residential and non-residential building exteriors. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF): The shares closed at $9.02, up $0.45, or 5.25%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $554.71 million. About the company: Griffon Corporation manufactures building products, specialty plastic films, and electronic information and communication systems. The Company’s products include garage doors, materials for disposable diapers, disposable health care products, sensor systems, and information and command and control systems. Griffon sells its products in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN): The shares closed at $40.43, down $4.1, or 9.21%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.65 billion. About the company: Nordson Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets systems that apply adhesives, sealants, and coatings to consumer and industrial products during manufacturing operations. The Company’s products include customized electronic controls for the precise application and curing of materials to meet customers’ requirements. Nordson operates around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • American Woodmark Corp. (NASDAQ:AMWD): The shares closed at $11.38, down $0.7, or 5.79%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $163.39 million. About the company: American Woodmark Corporation manufactures kitchen cabinets and vanities for the remodeling and new home construction markets. The Company offers a wide variety of cabinet lines differing by design, material, and finishes. American Woodmark’s products are sold throughout the United States through independent distributors and directly to home centers, builders, and home manufacturers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG): The shares closed at $37.93, down $1.07, or 2.74%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.26 billion. About the company: Graco Inc. supplies technology for the management of fluids in both industrial and commercial applications. The Company designs, manufactures, and markets systems to move, measure, control, dispense, and apply fluid materials. Graco’s products are used for applying paints and coatings, high-pressure cleaning of equipment, and lubricating and maintaining vehicles and other equipment. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Lufkin Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:LUFK): The shares closed at $65.46, down $1.65, or 2.46%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.99 billion. About the company: Lufkin Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, sells, and services oil field pumping units, power transmission products, and foundry castings. The Company sells its products around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX): The shares closed at $12.64, down $0.26, or 2.02%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.39 billion. About the company: Terex Corporation is a diversified global manufacturer. The Company’s products include heavy-duty off-road trucks and high-capacity surface mining trucks, as well as large hydraulic mining shovels. Terex also manufactures and sells telescopic mobile cranes, aerial work platforms, utility aerial devices, telescopic material handlers and truck mounted cranes, and related products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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

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