During trading today, both the Capital Goods sector (XLI) and the S&P500 showed little movement.
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Although it went in the opposite direction of the market today, the ETF tracked closer to the overall market today than over the past month. Entering today's trading, XLI was down 0.9% over the last thirty trading days while the S&P 500 was up 0.8%.
Nobility Homes (NOBH) was a major loser in the sector. Its price dropped 8.3% (-50 cents) to close at $5.50, as 1,326 shares moved. The stock traded in a range of $5.37 to $5.80.
Lindsay Corporation (LNN) was a major gainer in the sector, rising 6.4% (+$3.98) to close at $65.87 with 493,031 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $61.44 to $67.02. Shares have been on on the rise over the past month, climbing $9.83 (17.5%) from a price of $56.04 on May 30, 2012.
LMI Aerospace (LMIA) fell 3.5% to close at $16.52, crossing its 50-day moving average of $16.95. Meanwhile, Kubota Corporation (KUB) climbed 3.9% to close at $45.31, moving past its 200-day moving average of $45.00.
Anaren (TDY) fell 2.1% to close at $19.10, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $18.97. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $59.52. MSC Industrial Direct (MSM) rose 4.2% to close at $65.07, approaching its 50-day moving average of $68.63. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $73.71.