During trading today, both the Capital Goods sector (XLI) and the S&P500 showed little movement.
China Ceramics (CCCL) was a significant gainer in the sector, rising 11.2%. The stock closed at $2.98 with 33,623 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $2.69 to $3.05. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen 89 cents (-23%) from $3.87 on March 26, 2012.
Fortune Brands Home & Security (FBHS) was a major loser in the sector, falling 9.7% (-$2.22) to close at $20.55 with 2.6 million shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $20.52 to $22.48.
Donaldson Company (DCI) declined 7.2% to close at $32.98, moving below its 50-day moving average of $35.16 and 200-day moving average of $52.10. Xinyuan Real Estate (XIN) climbed 3.7% to close at $2.78, moving past its 200-day moving average of $2.70.
Broadwind Energy (BWEN) rose 17.6% to close at 30 cents, approaching its 50-day moving average of 30 cents. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of 48 cents. AeroVironment (AVAV) rose 2.7% to close at $25.77, getting closer to its 200-day moving average or $26.60.
Gardner Denver (GDI) hit a new 52-week low today, hitting $49.41 to fall below the previous low of $49.85.