Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model Caterpillar ( CAT) pushed the Industrial industry lower today making it today's featured Industrial laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 2.4%. By the end of trading, Caterpillar fell $1.59 (-1.9%) to $83.08 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 11,569,767 shares of Caterpillar exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6,582,200 shares. The stock ranged in price between $82.66-$84.35 after having opened the day at $84.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $84.67. Other companies within the Industrial industry that declined today were: Regal-Beloit Corporation ( RBC), down 19.8%, Manitowoc ( MTW), down 9.7%, SPX Corporation ( SPW), down 8.4% and General Cable Corporation ( BGC), down 8.3%.
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