While the S&P 500 grew 0.8%, the Consumer Cyclical sector (XLY) showed little movement during trading today.
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 1.8% over the last thirty trading days, and the S&P 500 climbed -1.9%.
Tempur-Pedic International (TPX) was a major gainer in the sector, rising 14.1% (+$3.15) to close at $25.54 with 17 million shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $22.61 to $25.70.
T3 Motion (TTTM) was one of the sector's big losers, as its price dropped 11.8% (-12 cents) to close at 87 cents. 55,097 shares of the stock moved. The stock traded in a range of 85 cents to 98 cents.
Orion Energy Systems (OESX) declined 3.1% to close at $2.16, moving below its 50-day moving average of $2.13 and 200-day moving average of $2.51.
Navistar International Corporation (NAV) rose 17.6% to close at $28.36, approaching its 50-day moving average of $30.34. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $37.14. Johnson Outdoors (JOUT) fell 0.6% to close at $17.82, moving down to 2.5% above its 200-day moving average of $17.37.
Skechers USA (SKX) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $19.42 to top the previous high of $19.