The Capital Goods sector (XLI) held steady during a trading day that saw the S&P 500 grow 0.2%.
Increasing 8.3% (+58 cents) to close at $7.60, WSI Industries (WSCI) was a major gainer in the sector. Today, 51,614 shares traded hands. The stock traded in a range of $7.09 to $7.75.
Key Technology (KTEC) rose 6.5% to close at $9.85, cross its 50-day moving average of $9.51 and 200-day moving average of $11.65.
Rofin-Sinar Technologies (RSTI) rose 3.6% to close at $17.85, approaching its 50-day moving average of $18.43. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $21.89. Sterling Construction Company (STRL) fell 2.5% to close at $10.21, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $10.06. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $9.98.
Taylor Devices (TAYD) was a major loser in the sector. Its price dropped 3.9% (-34 cents) to close at $8.19, as 15,928 shares moved. The stock traded between $8.02 and $8.52.