Published July 18, 2012
The Consumer Cyclical sector (XLY) showed little movement while the S&P 500 gained 0.7% during trading today.
WW Grainger (GWW) was a major gainer in the sector, rising 11.4% (+$21.60) to close at $210.57 with 2.3 million shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $189.94 to $211.36. Shares are up, having risen $31.55 (17.6%) from a price of $179.02 on July 11, 2012. Similarly, Crocs (CROX) gained today, increasing 78 cents (+5.5%) to close at $14.92.
Kid Brands (KID) was a major loser in the sector, falling 11.2% (-22 cents) to close at $1.74 with 2.1 million shares moving. The stock traded between $1.60 and $2. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping 83 cents (-32.3%) from $2.57 on April 20, 2012.
Orion Energy Systems (OESX) fell 2.7% to close at $2.20, crossing its 50-day moving average of $2.14. Meanwhile, G-III Apparel Group (GIII) climbed 3.9% to close at $26.05, moving past its 200-day moving average of $25.14.
Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) rose 5.9% to close at $63.26, getting closer to its 200-day moving average or $69.43. Tesla Motors (TSLA) fell 3.6% to close at $32.15, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $31.33. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $31.75.