Published April 12, 2012
The Consumer Cyclical sector (XLY) showed little movement while the S&P 500 gained 1.3% during trading today.
The ETF has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $44.17 today. As a proxy for the sector, the ETF tracked closer to the overall market today than over the past month. Entering today's trading, XLY was up 0.3% over the last thirty trading days while the S&P 500 climbed -0.9%.
Increasing 9.4% (+$1.39) to close at $16.25, Federal-Mogul Corporation (FDML) was a major gainer in the sector. Today, 243,904 shares traded hands. The stock traded in a range of $14.90 to $16.38. The stock has been going in a negative direction over the last month, dropping $1.25 (-7.1%) from a price of $17.50 on March 13, 2012.
Chromcraft Revington (CRC) was a major loser in the sector, falling 5.3% (-7 cents) to close at $1.25 with 3,800 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $1.25 to $1.25.
KONAMI CORPORATION (KNM) declined 0.6% to close at $27.65, moving below its 50-day moving average of $27.61 and 200-day moving average of $28.95. Columbia Sportswear Company (COLM) rose 3% to close at $48.79, crossing its 50-day moving average of $48.24.
Shutterfly (SFLY) rose 3.3% to close at $29.64, approaching its 50-day moving average of $30.36. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $32.57. Kenneth Cole Productions (HOFT) fell 1% to close at $16.04, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $15.66. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $11.51.
Movado Group (MOV) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $26.82 to top the previous high of $26.12.
Orion Energy Systems (OESX) hit a new 52-week low today, hitting $2.09 to fall below the previous low of $2.20.