) pushed the Industrial Goods sector higher today making it today's featured industrial goods winner. The sector as a whole closed the day down 0.5%. By the end of trading, SPX Corporation rose 40 cents (0.5%) to $74.60 on average volume. Throughout the day, 533,201 shares of SPX Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 690,700 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $73.79-$75 after having opened the day at $74.39 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $74.20. Other companies within the Industrial Goods sector that increased today were:
), up 9.5%,
), up 9.1%,
), up 8.6%, and
), up 7.1%.
SPX Corporation provides flow technology products, test and measurement products, thermal equipment and services, and industrial products and services worldwide. SPX Corporation has a market cap of $3.76 billion and is part of the
industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.2, above the average industrial industry P/E ratio of 22.1 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 23.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are eight analysts that rate SPX Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and one rates it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates SPX Corporation as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins.
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On the negative front,
), down 13.2%,
), down 11.1%,
), down 10.7%, and
), down 6.2%, were all losers within the industrial goods sector with
) being today's industrial goods sector loser.
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