The Consumer Cyclical sector (XLY) held steady on a trading day that saw S&P 500 drop 0.6%.
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 down 1.9% over the last thirty trading days, and the S&P 500 climbed -2.7%.
Arctic Cat (ACAT) was a major loser in the sector, falling 10.3% (-$4.34) to close at $37.97 with 2.2 million shares moving. The stock traded between $32.57 and $39.23. The stock has been sliding recently, and shares are down $4.60 (-10.8%) from a price of $42.57 on May 8, 2012.
Increasing 8% (+$1.32) to close at $17.86, Johnson Outdoors (JOUT) was a major gainer in the sector. Today, 25,865 shares traded hands. The stock traded in a range of $16.55 to $18. Shares are up, having risen $2.20 (14%) from a price of $15.66 on May 8, 2012.
Interface (IFSIA) rose 2.4% to close at $13.57, cross its 50-day moving average of $13.39 and 200-day moving average of $12.66.
LSI Industries (LYTS) rose 3.3% to close at $6.67, approaching its 50-day moving average of $6.85. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $6.77.
Motorcar Parts of America (MPAA) hit a new 52-week low today, hitting $6.18 to fall below the previous low of $6.33.