Sector Review: Action in the Capital Goods Sector on Dec 8th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Smith & Wesson Holding (NASDAQ:SWHC): The shares closed at $3.33, up $0.16, or 5.05%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $215.16 million. About the company: Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation produces handguns, law enforcement products, and firearm safety and security products. The Company also manufactures handcuffs, and markets Smith & Wesson branded bicycles, apparel, and other products. Smith & Wesson’s products are sold to law enforcement personnel, military personnel, target shooters, and collectors throughout the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC): The shares closed at $57.03, up $0.58, or 1.03%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.75 billion. About the company: The Toro Company designs, manufactures, and markets a range of turf equipment. The Company’s products include professional turf maintenance equipment, turf and agricultural irrigation systems, landscaping equipment, and residential yard products. Toro’s products are sold worldwide under trademarks such as Toro, Wheel Horse, Lawn-Boy, Irritrol, and Dingo. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Metso Oyj (MXCYY): The shares closed at $7.71, up $0.06, or 0.78%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $307.66 million. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Sterling Construction Co (NASDAQ:STRL): The shares closed at $10.97, down $1.18, or 9.71%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $179.04 million. About the company: Sterling Construction Company, Inc. conducts operations in construction and distribution. The Company specializes in municipal and state contracts for highway paving, bridge, water and sewer and light rail projects. Sterling also distributes automotive accessories, non-food pet supplies, and lawn and garden products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • American Woodmark Corp. (NASDAQ:AMWD): The shares closed at $11.56, down $0.94, or 7.52%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $165.97 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 >>
  • Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX): The shares closed at $15.46, down $1.16, or 6.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.70 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 >>
  • Gafisa SA (NYSE:GFA): The shares closed at $5.71, down $0.41, or 6.7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.23 billion. About the company: Gafisa S.A. acquires, operates, and develops real estate. The Company also operates in the civil engineering and construction sector. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Eagle Materials, Inc. (NYSE:EXP): The shares closed at $22.45, down $1.61, or 6.69%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.01 billion. About the company: Eagle Materials Inc. manufactures and distributes cement, gypsum wallboard, recycled paperboard, and concrete and aggregates. The Company’s products are used in the construction of homes, commercial and industrial buildings, and governmental buildings across the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Most Actives (dollar volume)

  • Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT): The shares closed at $92.92, down $1.97, or 2.08%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $60.08 billion. About the company: Caterpillar Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets construction, mining, agricultural, and forestry machinery. The Company also manufactures engines and other related parts for its equipment, and offers financing and insurance. Caterpillar distributes its products through a worldwide organization of dealers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA): The shares closed at $70.17, down $0.43, or 0.61%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $52.15 billion. About the company: The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, and markets commercial jet aircraft, as well as provides related support services to the commercial airline industry worldwide. The Company also researches, develops, produces, modifies, and supports information, space, and defense systems, including military aircraft, helicopters and space and missile systems. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Deere & Company (NYSE:DE): The shares closed at $76.88, down $2.03, or 2.57%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $31.82 billion. About the company: Deere & Company manufactures and distributes a range of agricultural, construction and forestry, and commercial and consumer equipment. The Company supplies replacement parts for its own products and for those of other manufacturers. Deere also provides product and parts financing services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Honeywell Intl. Inc. (NYSE:HON): The shares closed at $52.87, down $1.07, or 1.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $40.89 billion. About the company: Honeywell International Inc. is a diversified technology and manufacturing company with operations around the world. The Company provides aerospace products and services, control technologies, automotive products, and power generation systems. Honeywell also provides specialty chemicals, fibers, plastics, and electronic and advanced materials. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI): The shares closed at $91.89, down $2.69, or 2.84%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $17.72 billion. About the company: Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes and services diesel and natural gas engines. The Company also manufactures electric power generation systems and engine-related component products, including filtration and exhaust aftertreatment, fuel systems, controls, and air handling systems. 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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