CIR, BWC And CBI, Pushing Industrial Goods Sector Downward

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 38 points (0.2%) at 16,236 as of Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,761 issues advancing vs. 1,149 declining with 174 unchanged.

The Industrial Goods sector currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. A company within the sector that fell today was Weyerhaeuser ( WY), up 1.1%. Top gainers within the sector include GrafTech International ( GTI), up 12.4%, Huntington Ingalls Industries ( HII), up 4.0%, Embraer S.A ( ERJ), up 2.0%, Cemex S.A.B. de C.V ( CX), up 1.7% and Pall Corporation ( PLL), up 1.5%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today:

3. Circor International ( CIR) is one of the companies pushing the Industrial Goods sector lower today. As of noon trading, Circor International is down $6.23 (-7.9%) to $72.98 on heavy volume. Thus far, 182,471 shares of Circor International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 75,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $71.66-$76.75 after having opened the day at $76.75 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $79.21.

CIRCOR International, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets valves and other engineered products, and sub-systems worldwide. It operates in three segments: Energy, Aerospace, and Flow Technologies. Circor International has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the industrial industry. Shares are down 1.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Circor International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Circor International 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, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Circor International Ratings Report now.

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