Published August 24, 2012
The Consumer Cyclical sector (XLY) showed little change during trading today while the S&P 500 rose 0.6%.
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. Entering today's trading, XLY was up 4.5% over the last thirty trading days while the S&P 500 was up 3.9%.
Acorn International (ATV) was one of the sector's big losers, as its price dropped 10.6% (-37 cents) to close at $3.12. 16,303 shares of the stock moved. The stock traded in a range of $2.78 to $3.29.
Crocs (CROX) was a major gainer in the sector, rising 8.2% (+$1.34) to close at $17.65 with 3.7 million shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $16.30 to $17.81. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $1.89 (12%) from a price of $15.76 on June 27, 2012.
JAKKS Pacific (JAKK) rose 2.3% to close at $16.46, cross its 50-day moving average of $16.13 and 200-day moving average of $16.86.
Weyco Group (WEYS) rose 1.8% to close at $23.45, approaching its 50-day moving average of $23.46. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $23.55. Callaway Golf (SKUL) fell 6.6% to close at $5.80, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $5.77. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $14.46.
Michael Kors Holdings (KORS) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $54.17 to top the previous high of $52.88.