The industrial goods sector closed the day down 2%. Insituform Technologies ( INSU), Ingersoll-Rand ( IR), Sun Hydraulics Inc ( SNHY), and Presstek Inc ( PRST) were all decliners today within the industrial goods sector with China BAK Battery Inc ( CBAK) being today's featured industrial goods loser. China BAK Battery Inc fell 8 cents (-8.9%) to 82 cents on light volume. Throughout the day, 121,071 shares of China BAK Battery Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 260,400 shares.

China BAK Battery, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture, commercialization, and distribution of various standard and customized lithium ion rechargeable batteries. China BAK Battery Inc has a market cap of $57.4 million and is part of the industrial industry. Shares are down 53.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

TheStreet Ratings rates China BAK Battery as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally weak debt management, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself.

On the positive front, Ener1 Inc ( HEV), American Defense Systems Inc ( EAG), THT Heat Transfer Technology Inc ( THTI), and Euro Tech Holdings Company ( CLWT) were all gainers within the industrial goods sector with Waste Connections Inc ( WCN) 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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