During trading today, the Consumer Cyclical sector (XLY) showed little change while the S&P 500 fell 0.2%.
While being down today, the ETF, as a proxy for sector performance, tracked closer to the overall market today than over the past month. Entering today's trading, XLY was up 0.4% over the last thirty trading days while the S&P 500 was down 1.5%.
Lakeland Industries (LAKE) was a major gainer in the sector, rising 6.2% (+44 cents) to close at $7.50 with 5,757 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $7.17 to $7.59.
Cascade Corporation (CASC) was a major loser in the sector, falling 4.6% (-$2.27) to close at $46.73 with 65,914 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $46.45 to $48.88. The stock has been declining recently, and shares are down $3.14 (-6.3%) from a price of $49.87 on July 9, 2012.
Titan International (TWI) declined 3.5% to close at $22.49, moving below its 50-day moving average of $23.06 and 200-day moving average of $23.54. Charles & Colvard (CTHR) climbed 4.4% to close at $3.76, moving past its 200-day moving average of $3.72.
Kid Brands (KID) rose 3.1% to close at $1.99, approaching its 50-day moving average of $2.03. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $2.57. Park-Ohio Holdings (LVB) fell 2.8% to close at $19.45, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $18.97. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $24.70.
Bassett Furniture Industries (BSET) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $11.96 to top the previous high of $11.69.
Warnaco Group (WRC) hit a new 52-week low today, hitting $39.82 to fall below the previous low of $40.08.