During trading today, the Consumer Cyclical sector (XLY) showed little change while the S&P 500 fell 0.9%.
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Increasing 9% (+2 cents) to close at 24 cents, Nexxus Lighting (NEXS) was a major gainer in the sector. Today, 28,900 shares traded hands. The stock traded in a range of 20 cents to 24 cents.
G-III Apparel Group (GIII) was a major loser in the sector. Its price dropped 6% (-$1.58) to close at $24.68, as 115,727 shares moved. The stock traded between $24.58 and $26.12. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $2.41 (-8.9%) from $27.09 on April 24, 2012.
Fossil (FOSL) declined 5% to close at $68.51, moving below its 50-day moving average of $71.26 and 200-day moving average of $95.63.
Motorcar Parts of America (MPAA) rose 2.2% to close at $4.19, approaching its 50-day moving average of $4.36. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $6.69.
Bassett Furniture Industries (BSET) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $12.24 to top the previous high of $12.13.