During trading today, the Consumer Cyclical sector (XLY) showed little change while the S&P 500 fell 0.9%.
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. Entering today's trading, XLY was down 1.1% over the last thirty trading days while the S&P 500 was up 0.3%.
Under Armour (UA) was a significant gainer in the sector, rising 9.1%. The stock closed at $52.79 with 10.2 million shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $51.70 to $55.
Whirlpool (WHR) was one of the sector's big losers, as its price dropped 7.5% (-$5.06) to close at $62.25. 4.2 million shares of the stock moved. The stock traded in a range of $61.46 to $65.64. Share price is up, having risen $5.52 (9.7%) from $56.73 on June 22, 2012.
Superior Industries International (SUP) declined 5.7% to close at $15.97, moving below its 50-day moving average of $16.80 and 200-day moving average of $17.48. Fuel Systems Solutions (FSYS) rose 4.8% to close at $16.22, crossing its 50-day moving average of $15.92.
China Zenix Auto International (ZX) rose 3.7% to close at $2.51, approaching its 50-day moving average of $2.56. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $3.28. Hooker Furniture Corporation (HOFT) rose 1.7% to close at $11.54, getting closer to its 200-day moving average or $11.90.
Visteon Corporation (VC) hit a new 52-week low today, hitting $28.71 to fall below the previous low of $30.23.