The industrial goods sector closed the day up 1.1%. Ener1 Inc ( HEV), Broadwind Energy Inc ( BWEN), Energy Focus Inc ( EFOI), and SmartHeat Inc ( HEAT) were all decliners today within the industrial goods sector with ADA-ES Inc ( ADES) being today's featured industrial goods loser. ADA-ES Inc fell $1.20 (-6.8%) to $16.51 on average volume. Throughout the day, 44,942 shares of ADA-ES Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 42,900 shares.

ADA-ES, Inc. provides environmental technologies and specialty chemicals to the coal-burning utility industry in the United States. ADA-ES Inc has a market cap of $146.1 million and is part of the industrial industry. Shares are up 58.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates ADA-ES as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share and deteriorating net income.

On the positive front, China Recycling Energy Corporation ( CREG), Arotech Corporation ( ARTX), Cleantech Solutions International Inc ( CLNT), and Columbus McKinnon Corporation ( CMCO) were all gainers within the industrial goods sector with Raytheon Company ( RTN) being today's featured industrial goods sector winner.

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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