The Consumer Cyclical sector (XLY) held steady on a trading day that saw S&P 500 drop 0.7%.
The ETF, as a proxy for the sector, tracked farther from the overall market today than over the past month. Entering today's trading, XLY was down 0.9% over the last thirty trading days while the S&P 500 climbed -0.6%.
Navistar International Corporation (NAV) was a major loser in the sector, falling 13.4% (-$3.33) to close at $21.44 with 7.6 million shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $20.07 to $24. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $10.62 (-33.1%) from a price of $32.06 on May 7, 2012.
Amerigon (THRM) was a significant gainer in the sector, rising 8.5%. The stock closed at $12.04 with one million shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $11.28 to $12.38. Delta Apparel (DLA) also gained today, climbing 84 cents (+6.6%) to close at $13.49.
Skullcandy (SKUL) fell 4.8% to close at $13.85, crossing its 50-day moving average of $13.98. Meanwhile, R.G. Barry (DFZ) climbed 2.4% to close at $13, moving past its 200-day moving average of $12.81.
Spartan Motors (SPAR) rose 3.1% to close at $4.98, getting closer to its 200-day moving average or $5.04. Paccar (WPRT) fell 3.3% to close at $38.57, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $38.19. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $34.45.
Jarden Corporation (JAH) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $47.84 to top the previous high of $45.86.