Published August 06, 2012
The Consumer Cyclical sector (XLY) showed little movement while the S&P 500 gained 0.2% during trading today.
As a proxy for the sector, the ETF tracked closer to the overall market today than over the past month. As trading began today, XLY was up 1.6% over the last thirty trading days, and the S&P 500 climbed 3%.
Increasing 11% (+86 cents) to close at $8.71, Tower International (TOWR) was a major gainer in the sector. Today, 45,752 shares traded hands. The stock traded in a range of $7.77 to $8.71. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $3.21 (-26.9%) from $11.92 on May 9, 2012.
China Xiniya Fashion (XNY) was a major loser in the sector, falling 8.1% (-9 cents) to close at $1.02 with 131,823 shares moving. The stock traded between $1.02 and $1.12. The stock has been losing steam over the last month, dipping 49 cents (-32.5%) from a price of $1.51 on July 6, 2012.
Warnaco Group (WRC) rose 4.2% to close at $42.56, cross its 50-day moving average of $42.11 and 200-day moving average of $48.77.
Navistar International Corporation (NAV) rose 10% to close at $24.62, approaching its 50-day moving average of $24.86. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $32.56. Johnson Outdoors (RGR) fell 4.2% to close at $20.35, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $20.20. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $42.84.
Under Armour (UA) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $57.73 to top the previous high of $56.40.