The industrial industry closed the day down 2.1%. Twin Disc Inc ( TWIN), Magnetek ( MAG), UQM Technologies Inc ( UQM), and Dixie Group Inc ( DXYN) were all winners today within the industrial industry with Dover Corporation ( DOV) being today's featured industrial winner. Dover Corporation rose 92 cents (1.7%) to $54.66 on average volume. Throughout the day, 2.6 million shares of Dover Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.3 million shares.

Dover Corporation manufactures and sells industrial products and components, and consumables. The company operates in four segments: Industrial Products, Engineered Systems, Fluid Management, and Electronic Technologies. Dover Corporation has a market cap of $9.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.8, above the average industrial industry P/E ratio of 11.5 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 9.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Dover as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.

On the negative front, Mueller Industries Inc ( MLI), ADA-ES Inc ( ADES), Flow International Corporation ( FLOW), and Astec Industries Inc ( ASTE) were all losers within the industrial industry with General Electric ( GE) being today's industrial industry Loser Spotlight stock.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the industrial industry could consider SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average ( DIA) while those bearish on the industrial industry could consider ProShares UltraShort Industrials ( SIJ).
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