The automotive industry closed the day up 3.1%. Orbital Corporation ( OBTMY), Orbital ( OBT), and Cycle Country Accessories Corporation ( ATC) were all decliners today within the automotive industry with Supreme Industries Inc ( STS) being today's featured automotive loser. Supreme Industries Inc fell 3 cents (-1.5%) to $1.97 on light volume. Throughout the day, 2,740 shares of Supreme Industries Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 9,700 shares.

Supreme Industries, Inc. and its subsidiaries manufacture and sell trucks, buses, and armored vehicles. Supreme Industries Inc has a market cap of $27.8 million and is part of the consumer goods sector. Shares are down 34.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Supreme as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself.

On the positive front, Meritor Inc ( MTOR), Titan International Inc ( TWI), Winnebago Industries ( WGO), and Dorman Products Inc ( DORM) were all gainers within the automotive industry with Ford Motor ( F) being today's featured automotive industry winner.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the automotive industry could consider Consumer Discretionary Sel Sec SPDR ( XLY) while those bearish on the automotive industry could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods ( SZK).
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