During trading today, both the Capital Goods sector (XLI) and the S&P500 showed little movement.
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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. At the start of trading today, XLI was up 5% over the last thirty trading days while the S&P 500 was up 3.7%.
James Hardie Industries SE (JHX) was a major loser in the sector, falling 6% (-$2.64) to close at $41.28 with 8,862 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $41.28 to $43.17.
Skyline Corporation (SKY) was a significant gainer in the sector, rising 5.9%. The stock closed at $4.70 with 17,811 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $4.46 to $4.73. Over the last month, the share price has dropped 38 cents (-7.5%) from $5.08 on July 13, 2012.
AeroVironment (AVAV) declined 2.9% to close at $23.86, moving below its 50-day moving average of $24.22 and 200-day moving average of $25.47.
AMCOL International Corporation (ACO) fell 2.3% to close at $29.96, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $29.87. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $29.40.