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Bottom 5 Companies in the Leisure Products Industry with the Lowest Relative Performance (BC, SWHC, PII, LF, RGR)

Published on Tue, 04/02/2013 - 07:30
By Robert Cotter

Analysis was conducted on the Leisure Products industry to measure relative performance to find stocks that have underperformed. Relative underperformance is a possible bearish sign of underlying fundamental and technical weakness should it continue for an extended period of time. We looked at yesterday's price action of all companies in this peer group and measured their performance against one another.

Brunswick (NYSE:BC) ranks first with a loss of 3.57%; Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ:SWHC) ranks second with a loss of 3.00%; and Polaris Industries (NYSE:PII) ranks third with a loss of 2.78%.

Leapfrog Enterprises (NYSE:LF) follows with a loss of 2.69% and Sturm Ruger & Co (NYSE:RGR) rounds out the bottom five with a loss of 2.29%.

Brunswick Corporation manufactures consumer products serving the outdoor and indoor active recreation markets. The Company's products include sterndrives, outboard and inboard marine engines, fitness, billiards, bowling equipment. Brunswick also manufactures pleasure, fishing, and high performance boats.

By Robert Cotter
rcotter@fnno.com