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JHX leads capital goods stocks lower on Wednesday


Capital goods stocks rose broadly 0.3% on Wall Street so far on Wednesday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.2%, the Nasdaq pushed 0.4% higher and the S&P 500 increased 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among capital goods stocks include:

  • Msc Industrial Direct Company (MSM): MSM stock is up 6.1% to a new 52-week high of $91.85.
  • Kennametal Inc (KMT): KMT stock is up 2.2% today.
  • Alliant Techsystems Inc (ATK): ATK stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Fastenal Company (FAST): FAST stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Primoris Services Corp (PRIM): PRIM stock is up 1.5% today.
  • Raytheon Company (RTN): RTN stock is up 1.8% today.
  • AAR Corp (AIR): AIR stock is up 1.5% today.
  • CRH Plc (CRH): CRH stock is up 1.3% today.
  • The Middleby Corp (MIDD): MIDD stock is up 1.4% today.
  • Aecom Technology Corp (ACM): ACM stock is up 1.5% today.

Some of the biggest losers among capital goods stocks include:

  • James Hardie Industries Se (JHX): JHX stock is down 2.2% today.
  • KB Home (KBH): KBH stock is down 1.7% today.
  • Lennar Corp (LEN): LEN stock is down 1.3% today.
  • NCI Building Systems (NCS): NCS stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Ryland Group (RYL): RYL stock is down 0.9% today.
  • Standard Pacific LP (SPF): SPF stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Pultegroup (PHM): PHM stock is down 1.0% today.
  • Masco Corp (MAS): MAS stock is down 0.8%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • USG Corp (USG): USG stock is down 0.8% today.
  • Meritage Corp (MTH): MTH stock is down 0.7% today.

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Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.

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