Top Capital Goods Stock Performers of This Year

Wall St. Watchdog uncovered the best performing stocks for the year-to-date period, in the Capital Goods sector, as measured by the percentage price change over that period.

Criteria for the screen are:

  • The stock has had a positive year-to-date return
  • The exchange the stock trades on is not over the counter (also known as the pink sheets)
  • The exchange is an American exchange
  • The sector the company operates in is Capital Goods
  • The company’s market capitalization is greater than $100 million

Following is information on the 20 companies in this sector with the best year-to-date percentage price performance:

  • Sodastream International Limited (NASDAQ:SODA): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The shares last traded at $72.77, which represents a gain for the year-to-date period of 130.18%. Its market capitalization is $1,454,128,761. About the company:  SodaStream International Ltd. manufactures home beverage carbonation systems, which enable consumers to transform tap water into carbonated soft drinks and sparkling water. The Company develops, manufactures and sells soda makers and exchangeable carbon-dioxide (CO2) cylinders, as well as consumables, consisting of CO2 refills, reusable carbonation bottles, and flavors.
  • Sauer-Danfoss Inc. (NYSE:SHS): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The shares last traded at $47.97, which represents a gain for the year-to-date period of 69.81%. Its market capitalization is $2,322,387,000. About the company:  Sauer-Danfoss, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells hydraulic systems and components for use primarily in applications of off-highway mobile equipment. The Company’s products include hydrostatic transmissions, gear pumps and motors, orbital motors, hydrostatic steering units, proportional load-sensing valves, microprocessor controls, and electrohydraulics.
  • TGC Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:TGE): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The shares last traded at $6.32, which represents a gain for the year-to-date period of 66.32%. Its market capitalization is $121,589,600. About the company:  TGC Industries, Inc. provides geophysical services in the United States. The Company conducts seismic surveys and sells gravity information from its data bank to oil and gas exploration companies.
  • CARBO Ceramics Inc. (NYSE:CRR): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The shares last traded at $170.43, which represents a gain for the year-to-date period of 64.60%. Its market capitalization is $3,947,532,000. About the company:  CARBO Ceramics Inc. produces and supplies ceramic proppants for use in the oil and gas industry. The Company also provides foundry metal casting, and industrial mineral grinding. Carbo has manufacturing plants located worldwide.
  • Capstone Turbine Corporation (NASDAQ:CPST): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The shares last traded at $1.50, which represents a gain for the year-to-date period of 56.28%. Its market capitalization is $389,209,400. About the company:  Capstone Turbine Corporation designs, assembles, and sells Capstone MicroTurbines for worldwide applications in the distributed power generation and hybrid electric vehicle markets. The Capstone MicroTurbine is a low-emissions power generation system that combines a gas turbine-driven high-speed generator with power electronics.
  • Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRO): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The shares last traded at $31.94, which represents a gain for the year-to-date period of 52.10%. Its market capitalization is $349,858,600. About the company:  Astronics Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets specialized lighting, control systems, and electronics for the cockpit, cabin, and exteriors of military, commercial jet, and general aviation aircraft.
  • LMI Aerospace, Inc. (NASDAQ:LMIA): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The shares last traded at $23.06, which represents a gain for the year-to-date period of 44.22%. Its market capitalization is $279,527,400. About the company:  LMI Aerospace, Inc. fabricates, machines, finishes, and integrates formed, close tolerance aluminum and specialty alloy components for use by the aerospace industry. The Company’s components include leading edge wing slats, flaps, lens assemblies, cockpit window frame assemblies, fuselage skins and supports, and passenger and cargo door frames and supports.
  • Robbins + Myers, Inc. (NYSE:RBN): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The shares last traded at $51.40, which represents a gain for the year-to-date period of 43.66%. Its market capitalization is $2,348,606,000. About the company:  Robbins & Myers, Inc. manufactures and markets fluids management products and systems. The Company serves a variety of industries, including the pharmaceutical, oil and gas production, wastewater treatment, food and beverage, and pulp and paper industries. Robbins operates facilities in the United States, Canada, Europe, Brazil, Mexico, Singapore, China, India, and Taiwan.
  • MasTec, Inc. (NYSE:MTZ): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The shares last traded at $20.94, which represents a gain for the year-to-date period of 43.52%. Its market capitalization is $1,663,048,000. About the company:  MasTec Inc., is a specialty contractor operating across a range of industries. The Companys activities are the building, installation, maintenance and upgrade of utility and communications infrastructure, including electrical utility transmission and distribution, windfarms, solar farms, other renewable energy and natural gas infrastructure, wireless, wireline, etc.
  • Lydall, Inc. (NYSE:LDL): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The shares last traded at $11.52, which represents a gain for the year-to-date period of 43.11%. Its market capitalization is $197,623,100. About the company:  Lydall, Inc. develops and manufactures engineered materials for a variety of applications. The Company develops and manufactures engineered specialty papers, automotive heat shields, acoustical barriers, and medical filtration and bioprocessing components. The Company’s fabricated products are sold to original equipment manufacturers.
  • Colfax Corporation (NYSE:CFX): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The shares last traded at $25.25, which represents a gain for the year-to-date period of 37.15%. Its market capitalization is $1,098,493,000. About the company:  Colfax Corporation manufactures a broad range of fluid handling products, including pumps, fluid handling systems and specialty valves. The Company specializes in rotary positive displacement pumps, which include screw pumps, gear pumps and progressive cavity pumps.
  • Titan Machinery Inc. (NASDAQ:TITN): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The shares last traded at $26.45, which represents a gain for the year-to-date period of 37.05%. Its market capitalization is $547,024,800. About the company:  Titan Machinery, Inc. owns and operates full service agricultural and construction equipment stores in North America. The Company also sells and rents agricultural and construction equipment, sell parts, and service the equipment in the areas surrounding their stores.
  • Primoris Services Corp (NASDAQ:PRIM): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The shares last traded at $12.86, which represents a gain for the year-to-date period of 34.80%. Its market capitalization is $656,429,800. About the company:  Primoris Services Corporation is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides wide range of construction, fabrication, maintenance and replacement services, as well as engineering services to public utilities, petrochemical companies, energy companies, municipalities and other customers.
  • Twin Disc, Incorporated (NASDAQ:TWIN): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The shares last traded at $39.90, which represents a gain for the year-to-date period of 33.62%. Its market capitalization is $453,100,200. About the company:  Twin Disc, Incorporated designs, manufactures, and sells heavy duty off-highway power transmission equipment. The Company’s products include marine transmissions and surface drives, power-shift transmissions, power take-offs and reduction gears, industrial clutches, and control systems. Twin Disc sells its products to customers in the marine, energy, government, and other markets.
  • The Gorman-Rupp Company (AMEX:GRC): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The shares last traded at $34.34, which represents a gain for the year-to-date period of 32.81%. Its market capitalization is $720,647,900. About the company:  The Gorman-Rupp Company designs, manufactures, and sells pumps and related fluid control equipment. The Company’s products are used in construction, industrial, petroleum, water, wastewater, original equipment, agricultural, fire protection, and military applications. Gorman-Rupp operates around the world.
  • Kadant Inc. (NYSE:KAI): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The shares last traded at $31.25, which represents a gain for the year-to-date period of 32.58%. Its market capitalization is $384,501,400. About the company:  Kadant Inc. is a supplier of equipment used in the global papermaking and paper recycling industries. The Company’s products include paper machine accessories, fluid handling, and water management. Kadant’s fluid-handling products are used to optimize production in the steel, rubber, plastics, food, and textile industries. The Company also manufactures granules made from papermaking byproducts.
  • Altra Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AIMC): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The shares last traded at $25.28, which represents a gain for the year-to-date period of 27.29%. Its market capitalization is $679,142,800. About the company:  Altra Holdings, Inc. designs, produces, and markets a wide range of mechanical power transmission, or MPT, and motion control products. The Company’s product portfolio includes industrial clutches and brakes, enclosed gear drives, open gearing, couplings, engineered bearing assemblies, linear components and other related products.
  • Dresser-Rand Group Inc. (NYSE:DRC): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The shares last traded at $53.63, which represents a gain for the year-to-date period of 25.92%. Its market capitalization is $4,278,294,000. About the company:  Dresser-Rand Group, Inc. manufactures equipment for the oil and natural gas industries. The Company manufactures oil and gas production, high-pressure field injection, pipeline, refinery, natural gas processing, and petrochemical production equipment.
  • Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The shares last traded at $49.35, which represents a gain for the year-to-date period of 25.10%. Its market capitalization is $2,993,028,000. 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.
  • TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE:TDG): This company operates in the Capital Goods sector. The shares last traded at $89.70, which represents a gain for the year-to-date period of 24.57%. Its market capitalization is $4,483,276,000. About the company:  TransDigm Group, Inc., through subsidiaries, manufactures aircraft components. The Company produces ignition systems and components, gear pumps, mechanical/electromechanical actuators and controls, NiCad batteries/chargers, power conditioning devices, hold-open rods and locking devices, engineered connectors and latches, cockpit security devices, and AC/DC electric motors.

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

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