On a trading day that saw the S&P 500 gain 0.1%, the Consumer Cyclical sector (XLY) showed little change.
Westport Innovations (WPRT) was a significant gainer in the sector, rising 12.4%. The stock closed at $29.63 with 3.3 million shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $25.63 to $29.99. Dana Holding Corporation (DAN) also gained today, climbing 82 cents (+6.4%) to close at $13.71.
Movado Group (MOV) rose 11.3% to close at $28.86, crossing its 50-day moving average of $26.32. Meanwhile, Koninklijke Philips Electronics (PHG) dropped 4.5% to close at $18.37, moving below its 200-day moving average or $19.76.
Libbey (MAT) fell 2.4% to close at $14.35, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $14.07. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $31.03.
Acorn International (ATV) was one of the sector's big losers, as its price dropped 7.8% (-32 cents) to close at $3.80. 4,422 shares of the stock moved. The stock traded between $3.68 and $3.81.
LaCrosse Footwear (BOOT) hit a new 52-week low today, hitting $10.35 to fall below the previous low of $11.