This is largely because men are more likely to be employed in highly cyclical industries
, such as construction and manufacturing.
However, Casey says this constraint has loosened somewhat in the past 30 days, because of the perception among investors that cyclical industries
are now in favor and that the recent economic slowdown has bottomed out and is improving.
During that time, the influx of midsize customers traditionally came from the construction and manufacturing sectors--two of the most cyclical industries
Companies in highly cyclical industries
also may opt to use non-financial measures to avoid variances that can occur in traditional financial and accounting measures.
Current law effects an especially harsh result in respect of taxpayers in cyclical industries
whose ability to utilize FTCs is limited due to income fluctuations and start-up companies with initial losses.
Furthermore, only about 35% of CSX's revenue base is tied to highly cyclical industries
like automotive, chemicals, metals and forest products.
Primary credit concerns relate to the company's significant capital expenditure program related to the construction or procurement of new generation, as well as a heavy industrial load in cyclical industries
Primary credit concerns are OPC's large industrial load in cyclical industries
and the commencement of retail access in 2001.
However, for the time being, homebuilders may continue to pay a penalty in capital markets, particularly as reflected in equity multiples, compared with similarly rated companies in other cyclical industries
A primary credit concern is APC's large industrial load in cyclical industries
, which account for more than one-third of revenues and are most susceptible to economic downturns.