Clean Harbors Inc ( CLH) pushed the Industrial Goods sector lower today making it today's featured Industrial Goods loser. The sector as a whole closed the day up 0.6%. By the end of trading, Clean Harbors Inc fell $1.68 (-3%) to $55.09 on average volume. Throughout the day, 700,554 shares of Clean Harbors Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 481,100 shares. The stock ranged in price between $54.66-$57.93 after having opened the day at $57.90 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.77. Other company's within the Industrial Goods sector that declined today were: Baldwin Technology Company Inc ( BLD), down 31%, NF Energy Saving ( NFEC), down 18.6%, China Ming Yang Wind Power Group ( MY), down 15%, and WCA Waste Corporation ( WCAA), down 9.4%.

Clean Harbors, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides environmental, energy, and industrial services. Clean Harbors Inc has a market cap of $3.11 billion and is part of the materials & construction industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.6, above the average materials & construction industry P/E ratio of 27.7 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 35% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Clean Harbors as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.

On the positive front, EnerSys Inc ( ENS), up 18.9%, Aerosonic Corporation ( AIM), up 15.7%, Plug Power Inc ( PLUGD), up 10.3%, and Plug Power Inc ( PLUG), up 10.3%, were all gainers within the industrial goods sector with Cummins Inc ( CMI) 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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