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Chicago Bridge & Iron Company

(

CBI

) pushed the Industrial Goods sector lower today making it today's featured Industrial Goods laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day down 0.6%. By the end of trading, Chicago Bridge & Iron Company fell $1.27 (-2.1%) to $59.45 on average volume. Throughout the day, 1,256,446 shares of Chicago Bridge & Iron Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,441,400 shares. The stock ranged in price between $59.28-$60.86 after having opened the day at $60.59 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $60.72. Other companies within the Industrial Goods sector that declined today were:

Homex Development

(

HXM

), down 31.1%,

Hardinge

(

HDNG

), down 6.3%,

Energy Recovery

(

ERII

), down 5.6% and

THT Heat Transfer Technology

(

THTI

), down 5.3%.

Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V., an energy infrastructure focused company, provides conceptual design, technology, engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, and commissioning services to customers in the energy, petrochemical, and natural resource industries worldwide. Chicago Bridge & Iron Company has a market cap of $6.5 billion and is part of the materials & construction industry. Shares are up 31.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Chicago Bridge & Iron Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Chicago Bridge & Iron Company

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.

On the positive front,

Intellicheck Mobilisa

(

IDN

), up 16.7%,

China Recycling Energy Corporation

(

CREG

), up 14.9%,

UQM Technologies

(

UQM

), up 12.8% and

JinkoSolar

(

JKS

), up 7.4% , were all gainers within the industrial goods sector with

Embraer S.A

(

ERJ

) being today's featured industrial goods sector leader.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the industrial goods sector could consider

Industrial Select Sector SPDR

(

XLI

) while those bearish on the industrial goods sector could consider

ProShares Short Dow 30

(

DOG

).

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