Consumer Cyclical Sector Wrap

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The Consumer Cyclical sector (XLY) showed little change during trading today while the S&P 500 rose 1.8%.

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The ETF, as a proxy for the sector, tracked closer to the overall market today than over the past month. As trading began today, XLY was up 2.7% over the last thirty trading days, and the S&P 500 climbed 4.1%.

T3 Motion (TTTM) was a major loser in the sector, falling 8.6% (-7 cents) to close at 74 cents with 12,965 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of 71 cents to 80 cents.

Harman International Industries Inc./DE (HAR) was a major gainer in the sector, rising 8.3% (+$3.13) to close at $40.89 with 749,807 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $38.06 to $41.17. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $8.93 (-17.9%) from a price of $49.82 on May 1, 2012. Brunswick Corporation (BC) and BorgWarner (BWA) also made significant gains in the sector.

WABCO Holdings (WBC) climbed 8% to close at $56.96, moving past its 200-day moving average of $53.64. Crocs (CROX) declined 2.7% to close at $15.79, moving below its 50-day moving average of $15.42 and 200-day moving average of $17.65.

Tenneco (TEN) rose 7.4% to close at $30.09, getting closer to its 200-day moving average or $30.97.

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Kid Brands (KID) hit a new 52-week low today, hitting $1.55 to fall below the previous low of $1.60.