During trading today, both the Capital Goods sector (XLI) and the S&P500 showed little movement.
USG Corporation (USG) was a major loser in the sector. Its price dropped 11.5% (-$1.83) to close at $14.04, as 7.9 million shares moved. The stock traded between $13.94 and $16.05. The stock has been on a downward trajectory over the last two months, decreasing $3.07 (-17.9%) from a price of $17.11 on March 20, 2012.
Comstock Homebuilding Companies (CHCI) was a major gainer in the sector, rising 5% (+7 cents) to close at $1.47 with 4,200 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $1.44 to $1.49.
Met-Pro Corporation (MPR) rose 0.5% to close at $9.65, approaching its 50-day moving average of $9.96. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $9.65.
Gardner Denver (GDI) hit a new 52-week low today, hitting $54.81 to fall below the previous low of $56.90.