Published May 10, 2012
The Consumer Cyclical sector (XLY) showed little change during trading today while the S&P 500 rose 0.2%.
As a proxy for the sector, the ETF tracked closer to the overall market today than over the past month. As trading began today, XLY was up 0.5% over the last thirty trading days, and the S&P 500 climbed -0.7%.
P & F Industries (PFIN) was a significant gainer in the sector, rising 11.4%. The stock closed at $4.49 with 17,116 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $4.34 to $4.60.
La-Z-Boy Incorporated (LZB) rose 3.8% to close at $15.28, cross its 50-day moving average of $14.83 and 200-day moving average of $12.95.
Koninklijke Philips Electronics (PHG) rose 2% to close at $18.88, approaching its 50-day moving average of $19.37. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $19.85. PVH (PVH) fell 1.4% to close at $80.21, moving down to 1% above its 200-day moving average of $79.43.
Neonode (NEON) was one of the sector's big losers, as its price dropped 5.4% (-27 cents) to close at $4.73. 128,459 shares of the stock moved. The stock traded in a range of $4.54 to $5.03.
Vera Bradley (VRA) hit a new 52-week low today, hitting $23.29 to fall below the previous low of $23.54.