Published April 26, 2012
While the S&P 500 grew 0.7%, the Consumer Cyclical sector (XLY) showed little movement during trading today.
Skechers USA (SKX) was a significant gainer in the sector, rising 13.7%. The stock closed at $16.96 with 3.7 million shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $16.32 to $17.75.
Steinway Musical Instruments (LVB) fell 1% to close at $25.03, crossing its 50-day moving average of $25.25. Meanwhile, Interface (IFSIA) climbed 11.3% to close at $13.85, moving past its 200-day moving average of $12.55.
Libbey (CROX) fell 3% to close at $13.29, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $13.14. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $19.69. Visteon Corporation (VC) rose 3.1% to close at $50.50, approaching its 50-day moving average of $50.57. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $51.21.
Select Comfort (SCSS) was one of the sector's big losers, as its price dropped 8.2% (-$2.56) to close at $28.74. 4.3 million shares of the stock moved. The stock traded in a range of $27.81 to $31.45. The stock has seen some negative movement recently as shares are down $4.94 (-14.7%) from a price of $33.68 on April 19, 2012.
Jarden Corporation (JAH) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $43.23 to top the previous high of $41.14.
Federal-Mogul Corporation (FDML) hit a new 52-week low today, hitting $12.87 to fall below the previous low of $13.06.