The S&P 500 lost 0.3% while the Consumer Cyclical sector (XLY) showed little movement during trading today.

Increasing 9.7% (+$1.90) to close at $21.39, Skechers USA (SKX) was a major gainer in the sector. Today, 2.2 million shares traded hands. The stock traded in a range of $19.46 to $21.70. Share price is up, having risen $2.86 (15.4%) from $18.53 on July 23, 2012.

Kandi Technolgies (KNDI) was a major loser in the sector. Its price dropped 5.6% (-26 cents) to close at $4.42, as 198,890 shares moved. The stock traded in a range of $4.35 to $4.65.

Pool Corporation (POOL) rose 2.2% to close at $38.02, cross its 50-day moving average of $37.97 and 200-day moving average of $36.79. Visteon Corporation (VC) declined 2.5% to close at $38.88, moving below its 50-day moving average of $35.23 and 200-day moving average of $42.74.

Gentex Corporation (GNTX) rose 3.2% to close at $18.31, approaching its 50-day moving average of $18.47. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $22.25. WW Grainger (GWW) fell 1.1% to close at $203.62, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $199.53. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $199.06.