During trading today, both the Consumer Cyclical sector (XLY) and the S&P500 showed little movement.
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Increasing 12.6% (+34 cents) to close at $3.03, China Zenix Auto International (ZX) was a major gainer in the sector. Today, 20,373 shares traded hands. The stock traded in a range of $2.61 to $3.06. Share price is up 77 cents (34.1%) from $2.26 on July 20, 2012.
Skullcandy (SKUL) was one of the sector's big losers, as its price dropped 5.6% (-93 cents) to close at $15.73. 536,715 shares of the stock moved. The stock traded between $15.55 and $16.51. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing 98 cents (6.6%) from a price of $14.75 on July 20, 2012.
JAKKS Pacific (JAKK) rose 1.1% to close at $16.23, crossing its 50-day moving average of $16.18. Meanwhile, Gentex Corporation (GNTX) dropped 5.2% to close at $17.75, moving below its 200-day moving average or $22.31.
Orion Energy Systems (OESX) rose 3.4% to close at $2.12, approaching its 50-day moving average of $2.18. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $2.31. Westport Innovations (POOL) fell 3.7% to close at $37.59, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $36.65. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $36.77.
Federal Signal Corporation (FSS) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $6.24 to top the previous high of $6.13.