B/E Aerospace Inc (BEAV): Today's Featured Industrial Goods Winner

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B/E Aerospace ( BEAV) pushed the Industrial Goods sector higher today making it today's featured industrial goods winner. The sector as a whole closed the day up 0.8%. By the end of trading, B/E Aerospace rose $1.25 (1.9%) to $68.84 on light volume. Throughout the day, 402,768 shares of B/E Aerospace exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 839,500 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $67.38-$69.15 after having opened the day at $67.52 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $67.59. Other companies within the Industrial Goods sector that increased today were: Ecotality ( ECTY), up 35.0%, Goldfield ( GV), up 11.7%, Industrial Services of America ( IDSA), up 9.6% and Wowjoint Holdings ( BWOW), up 7.1%.

B/E Aerospace, Inc. designs, manufactures, sells, and services cabin interior products for commercial aircraft and business jets worldwide. It operates in three segments: Commercial Aircraft, Consumables Management, and Business Jet. B/E Aerospace has a market cap of $7.3 billion and is part of the aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 37.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate B/E Aerospace a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates B/E Aerospace 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, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity.

On the negative front, CVD Equipment Corporation ( CVV), down 14.8%, India Globalization Capital ( IGC), down 7.2%, China Ming Yang Wind Power Group ( MY), down 6.5% and P & F Industries ( PFIN), down 6.4% , were all laggards within the industrial goods sector with Terex ( TEX) being today's industrial goods sector laggard.

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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