As fundamentals-focused long-term investors, Fools never base an investment decision on the daily gyrations of the market. But the market's daily price movements can be useful when looking for new stock ideas for further research, or to keep tabs on watch-list stocks.

Below you'll find today's biggest movers among our five-star stocks -- the highest rating from our CAPS community of more than 110,000 investors. Have a look, and then visit us on CAPS to dig in further on each of them.

 

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Mechel OAO (ADR)
Foolcaps
(NYSE:MTL)

15.76%

Steel and Iron

(16.28%)

1,300 of 1,334

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Triumph Group Foolcaps
(NYSE:TGI)

13.46%

Aerospace/Defense Products and Services

(2.30%)

205 of 213

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Ceradyne Foolcaps
(NASDAQ:CRDN)

10.89%

Industrial Equipment and Components

(2.88%)

1,252 of 1,286

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Other Five-Star Steel and Iron:

  • Commercial Metals Company (NYSE:CMC) up 4.65%
  • Gerdau Ameristeel (USA) (NYSE:GNA) up 3.62%

Other Five-Star Aerospace/Defense Products and Services:

  • Astronics (NASDAQ:ATRO) up 4.36%
  • Goodrich (NYSE:GR) up 2.68%

Other Five-Star Industrial Equipment and Components:

  • Omega Flex (NASDAQ:OFLX) up 4.57%
  • Mueller Water Products (NYSE:MWA) up 4.38%

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