During trading today, both the Consumer Cyclical sector (XLY) and the S&P500 showed little movement.
While being down today, the ETF, as a proxy for sector performance, tracked closer to the overall market today than over the past month. Entering today's trading, XLY was up 3.3% over the last thirty trading days while the S&P 500 was down 4%.
Orbital Corporation (OBT) was a major gainer in the sector, rising 13.8% (+41 cents) to close at $3.38 with 2,801 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $3.08 to $3.38.
Neonode (NEON) was a major loser in the sector, falling 11.1% (-48 cents) to close at $3.85 with 882,027 shares moving. The stock traded between $3.68 and $4.50.
Tesla Motors (TSLA) declined 5.6% to close at $29.42, moving below its 50-day moving average of $30.27 and 200-day moving average of $31.36.
R.G. Barry (PII) fell 2.7% to close at $13.53, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $13.32. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $71.75. Accuride Corporation (ACW) rose 3.6% to close at $6.02, getting closer to its 200-day moving average or $6.55.
Gildan Activewear (GIL) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $31.58 to top the previous high of $31.03.