Sector Review: Action in the Conglomerates Sector on Dec 16th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Conglomerates sector:

Gainers (% price change)

  • Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT): The shares closed at $17.82, up $0.6, or 3.48%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.96 billion. About the company: Textron Inc. is a global, multi-industry company with operations in aircraft, defense, industrial products, and finance. The Company’s products include airplanes, helicopters, weapons, and automotive products. Textron’s finance division offers asset based lending, aviation, distribution, golf, and resort finance, as well as structured capital. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Federal Signal Corp. (NYSE:FSS): The shares closed at $4.32, up $0.14, or 3.35%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $268.69 million. About the company: Federal Signal Corporation manufactures and supplies safety, signaling, and communications equipment. The Company’s equipment includes fire rescue products, street sweeping and vacuum loader vehicles, parking control equipment, custom on-premise signage, carbide cutting tools, precision punches and dies, and plastic injection mold components. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • General Electric Company (NYSE:GE): The shares closed at $17.01, up $0.22, or 1.31%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $179.58 billion. About the company: General Electric Company is a diversified technology, media and financial services company. The Company offers products and services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, and water processing technology to medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products. General Electric conducts operations globally. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y): The shares closed at $286.54, up $3.41, or 1.2%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.45 billion. About the company: Alleghany Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is involved in the property and casualty and surety insurance business. The Company also provides reinsurance to Alleghany group operating units and affiliates own and manages properties in the Sacramento, California region, as well as conducts corporate investment and other activities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR): The shares closed at $49.13, up $0.26, or 0.53%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $36.15 billion. About the company: Emerson Electric Co. manufactures and markets electrical, electromechanical, and electronic products and systems. The Company produces a variety of products, including process control, industrial automation, electronics, appliance components, and electric motors. Emerson sells its products around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX): The shares closed at $72.39, down $1.14, or 1.55%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $65.59 billion. About the company: United Technologies Corporation provides technology products and support services to customers in the aerospace and building industries worldwide. The Company’s products include aircraft engines, elevators and escalators, heating and air conditioning equipment, helicopters, aerospace systems, fuel cell systems, and fire and safety equipment. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Koninklijke Philips (NYSE:PHG): The shares closed at $19.08, down $0.27, or 1.4%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $17.94 billion. About the company: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. manufactures medical systems; domestic appliances; consumer electronics; and lighting. The Company produces imaging, ultrasound and healthcare informatics equipment; shaving and beauty and health and wellness products; displays, and peripherals; and lamps and luminaries. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Leucadia National Corp. (NYSE:LUK): The shares closed at $22.04, down $0.05, or 0.23%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.39 billion. About the company: Leucadia National Corporation is a diversified holding company. The Company is involved in a variety of businesses, including manufacturing, telecommunications, property management and services, gaming entertainment, real estate activities, medical product development and winery operations. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT): The shares closed at $19.19, down $0.04, or 0.21%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.78 billion. About the company: ITT is a diversified leading manufacturer of highly engineered critical components and customized technology solutions for growing industrial end-markets in energy infrastructure, electronics, aerospace and transportation. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:TYC): The shares closed at $44.86, down $0.04, or 0.09%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $20.72 billion. About the company: Tyco International Ltd. provides security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Most Actives (dollar volume)

  • General Electric Company (NYSE:GE): The shares closed at $17.01, up $0.22, or 1.31%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $179.58 billion. About the company: General Electric Company is a diversified technology, media and financial services company. The Company offers products and services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, and water processing technology to medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products. General Electric conducts operations globally. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX): The shares closed at $72.39, down $1.14, or 1.55%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $65.59 billion. About the company: United Technologies Corporation provides technology products and support services to customers in the aerospace and building industries worldwide. The Company’s products include aircraft engines, elevators and escalators, heating and air conditioning equipment, helicopters, aerospace systems, fuel cell systems, and fire and safety equipment. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • 3M Company (NYSE:MMM): The shares closed at $78.87, up $0.01, or 0.01%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $55.28 billion. About the company: 3M Co. conducts operations in electronics, telecommunications, industrial, consumer and office, health care, safety, and other markets. The Company’s businesses share technologies, manufacturing operations, brands, marketing channels, and other resources. 3M serves customers in countries located around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR): The shares closed at $49.13, up $0.26, or 0.53%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $36.15 billion. About the company: Emerson Electric Co. manufactures and markets electrical, electromechanical, and electronic products and systems. The Company produces a variety of products, including process control, industrial automation, electronics, appliance components, and electric motors. Emerson sells its products around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:TYC): The shares closed at $44.86, down $0.04, or 0.09%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $20.72 billion. About the company: Tyco International Ltd. provides security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial 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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