The

conglomerates

sector closed the day up 1.1%. Were all decliners today within the conglomerates sector with

MGT Capital Investments Inc

(

MGT

) being today's featured conglomerates loser. MGT Capital Investments Inc fell one cent (-15.6%) to 5 cents on light volume. Throughout the day, 43,731 shares of MGT Capital Investments Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 77,000 shares.

MGT Capital Investments, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a medical technology company focusing on medical imaging software development and medical hardware devices. MGT Capital Investments Inc has a market cap of $1.9 million and is part of the

conglomerates

industry. Shares are down 79% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TheStreet Ratings rates MGT Capital Investments as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself.

On the positive front,

Lydall Inc

(

LDL

),

Leucadia National Corporation

(

LUK

),

TST Recommends

Rayonier Inc

(

RYN

), and

3M

(

MMM

) were all gainers within the conglomerates sector with

United Technologies

(

UTX

) being today's featured conglomerates sector winner.

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

SPDR Trust Series one

(

SPY

) while those bearish on the conglomerates sector could consider

ProShares Short S&P 500

(

SH

).

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