The Capital Goods sector (XLI) showed little change during trading today while the S&P 500 rose 0.7%.
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Terex Corporation (TEX) was a significant gainer in the sector, rising 8.1%. The stock closed at $18.62 with 2.9 million shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $17.27 to $18.72. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $4.43 (-19.2%) from a price of $23.05 on April 5, 2012.
Astrotech (ASTC) was a major loser in the sector, falling 5.4% (-6 cents) to close at $1.04 with 10,740 shares moving. The stock traded between $1.02 and $1.10. Share price is up, having risen 4 cents (3.7%) from $1.08 on June 4, 2012.
AMCOL International Corporation (ACO) rose 5.8% to close at $30.07, cross its 50-day moving average of $28.71 and 200-day moving average of $29.10. Elbit Systems (ESLT) declined 1.7% to close at $34.02, moving below its 50-day moving average of $34.38 and 200-day moving average of $37.25.
Fastenal (FAST) rose 4.5% to close at $40.80, approaching its 50-day moving average of $41.04. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $45.43. Dresser-Rand Group (DRC) rose 4.7% to close at $47, getting closer to its 200-day moving average or $48.14.
NACCO Industries (NC) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $123.57 to top the previous high of $119.31.