Cemex SAB De CV (CX): Today's Featured Industrial Goods Loser

The industrial goods sector closed the day down 4.4%. China BAK Battery Inc ( CBAK), Cleantech Solutions International Inc ( CLNT), Fuel Tech Inc ( FTEK), and Ecotality Inc ( ECTY) were all decliners today within the industrial goods sector with Cemex SAB de CV ( CX) being today's featured industrial goods loser. Cemex SAB de CV fell 55 cents (-17.4%) to $2.61 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 29.3 million shares of Cemex SAB de CV exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 14.6 million shares.

CEMEX, S.A.B. de C.V., through its subsidiaries, engages in the production, marketing, distribution, and sale of cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, and other construction materials worldwide. Cemex SAB de CV has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the materials & construction industry. Shares are down 70.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cemex SAB de CV as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been a generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself.

On the positive front, Ener1 Inc ( HEV), IntriCon Corporation ( IIN), ZBB Energy Corporation ( ZBB), and McDermott International Inc ( MDR) were all gainers within the industrial goods sector with Fushi Copperweld Inc ( FSIN) 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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