Consumer Cyclical Sector Wrap

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During trading today, the Consumer Cyclical sector (XLY) showed little change while the S&P 500 fell 0.1%.

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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 2.9% over the last thirty trading days while the S&P 500 was up 2%.

Increasing 6.6% (+37 cents) to close at $6.04, P & F Industries (PFIN) was a major gainer in the sector. Today, 8,664 shares traded hands. The stock traded in a range of $5.73 to $6.04.

Flexsteel Industries (FLXS) was one of the sector's big losers, as its price dropped 4.3% (-94 cents) to close at $21.07. 18,078 shares of the stock moved. The stock traded in a range of $20.72 to $21.47. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $1.29 (6.5%) from a price of $19.78 on June 29, 2012.

Tata Motors (TTM) declined 2.1% to close at $20.97, moving below its 50-day moving average of $21.05 and 200-day moving average of $23.39.

RealD (RLD) rose 4.2% to close at $10.43, approaching its 50-day moving average of $11.35. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $11.74.

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PVH (PVH) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $94.74 to top the previous high of $93.06.

Tower International (TOWR) hit a new 52-week low today, hitting $7.69 to fall below the previous low of $7.75.