Published June 29, 2012
On a trading day that saw the S&P 500 gain 2.5%, the Consumer Cyclical sector (XLY) showed little change.
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. At the start of trading today, XLY was up 1.6% over the last thirty trading days while the S&P 500 was up 3.5%.
Natuzzi (NTZ) was a major loser in the sector, falling 12.3% (-34 cents) to close at $2.43 with 12,321 shares moving. The stock traded between $2.43 and $2.77.
Increasing 11% (+$2.81) to close at $28.37, Navistar International Corporation (NAV) was a major gainer in the sector. Today, 3.7 million shares traded hands. The stock traded in a range of $26.21 to $28.54. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $11.18 (-28.3%) from a price of $39.55 on April 3, 2012.
WABCO Holdings (WBC) rose 8.8% to close at $52.93, cross its 50-day moving average of $52.12 and 200-day moving average of $53.75. Hooker Furniture Corporation (HOFT) declined 1.1% to close at $11.79, moving below its 50-day moving average of $11.38 and 200-day moving average of $11.85.
Fossil (FOSL) rose 7.6% to close at $76.54, approaching its 50-day moving average of $77.50. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $99.57.
Dorman Products (DORM) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $25.17 to top the previous high of $23.94.