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 awarded by our CAPS community of more than 86,000 investors. Have a look, and then visit us on CAPS to dig in further on each of them.

 

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Astronics Corp
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(NASDAQ:ATRO)

33.68%

Aerospace/Defense Products & Services

6.07%

281 of 298

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Brush Engineered Material
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(NYSE:BW)

14.50%

Industrial Metals & Minerals

(11.50%)

247 of 265

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Graham Corp
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(AMEX:GHM)

12.18%

Metal Fabrication

(1.89%)

963 of 991

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Other Five-Star Aerospace/Defense Products & Services
General Dynamics Corp (NYSE:GD) down 0.42%
Curtiss-Wright Corp. (NYSE:CW) down 0.80%
Other Five-Star Industrial Metals & Minerals
Anooraq Resources Corp (USA) (AMEX:ANO) up 1.30%
Metalline Mining Company (AMEX:MMG) up 1.22%
Other Five-Star Metal Fabrication
Ryerson, Inc. (NYSE:RYI) no change
Matthews International Corp (NASDAQ:MATW) down 0.14%

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