Published August 13, 2012
During trading today, both the Consumer Cyclical sector (XLY) and the S&P500 showed little movement.
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 2.3% over the last thirty trading days, and the S&P 500 climbed 3.7%.
Lj International (JADE) was a major gainer in the sector, rising 13.7% (+22 cents) to close at $1.83 with 185,496 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $1.59 to $1.85. Share price increased over the last three months, now up 34 cents (22.8%) from $1.49 on May 16, 2012.
Sypris Solutions (SYPR) was a major loser in the sector. Its price dropped 5.6% (-36 cents) to close at $6.08, as 112,856 shares moved. The stock traded between $6.05 and $6.59.
Stoneridge (SRI) rose 5.2% to close at $6.49, cross its 50-day moving average of $6.31 and 200-day moving average of $7.95. Commercial Vehicle Group (CVGI) declined 3.3% to close at $8.66, moving below its 50-day moving average of $8.19 and 200-day moving average of $9.76.
Miller Industries (MLR) rose 1.5% to close at $15.80, approaching its 50-day moving average of $16.12. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $16.00. Navistar International Corporation (BC) fell 2.4% to close at $25.42, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $24.80. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $22.50.