Boeing and Honeywell Helping Stocks in the Capital Goods Sector: BA, HON, LMT, COL, ITT

Through early trading on Wednesday, September 28, 2011, these stocks are helping the Capital Goods (NYSE:XLI) sector today. Long time Wall St. Cheat Sheet readers know to watch stock prices because Technicals on the Stock Chart are Strong’ is one of the ‘T’s in our CHEAT SHEET investing framework.

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) is among the top price gainers in the sector. Its shares are trading at $63.16, up 38 cents (+0.6%) from the previous close of $62.78. Boeing is an aerospace firm that designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and supports commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, and human space flight services.

Stock Price Performance: From July 1, 2011, to September 27, 2011, the stock price had fallen $10.99 (-14.9%) from $73.77 to $62.78. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 16, 2011 and March 25, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 8.3% (+$5.58). It saw one of its worst periods between July 28, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 16.9% (-$11.87).

Honeywell International, Inc. (NYSE:HON) is among the sector price gainers, as its shares are trading at $45.22, up 10 cents (+0.2%) from the previous close of $45.14. Honeywell International is a technology and manufacturing company which offers aerospace products and services, control, sensing and security technologies for buildings, homes and industry, turbochargers and automotive products.

Stock Price Performance: From July 1, 2011, to September 27, 2011, the stock price had fallen $14.61 (-24.5%) from $59.75 to $45.14. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between September 12, 2011 and September 19, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 7.2% (+$3.18). It saw one of its worst periods between March 31, 2011 and April 13, 2011 when shares fell for 10 straight trading days, falling 4% (-$2.37).

Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) is among the top price gainers in the sector. Its shares are trading at $74.38, up 3 cents (+0.2%) from the previous close of $74.27. Lockheed Martin is a global security company that develops and manufactures advanced technology systems and products.

Stock Price Performance: From July 1, 2011, to September 27, 2011, the stock price had fallen $6.87 (-8.5%) from $81.14 to $74.27. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between September 9, 2011 and September 19, 2011 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 7.2% (+$5.12). It saw one of its worst periods between July 6, 2011 and July 18, 2011 when shares fell for nine straight trading days, falling 5.1% (-$4.13).

Rockwell Collins Inc. (NYSE:COL) is among the sector price gainers, as its shares are trading at $53.37, up 12 cents (+0.2%) from the previous close of $53.25. Rockwell Collins designs and produces communications and aviation electronics for commercial and military customers across the globe.

Stock Price Performance: From July 1, 2011, to September 27, 2011, the stock price had fallen $8.99 (-14.4%) from $62.24 to $53.25. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between January 28, 2011 and February 10, 2011 when shares rose for 10 straight trading days, rising 5.7% (+$3.59). It saw one of its worst periods between July 7, 2011 and July 18, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 7.4% (-$4.63).

ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) is among the top price gainers in the sector. Its shares are trading at $43.70, up 11 cents (+0.1%) from the previous close of $43.65. ITT Corporation is a global multi-industry company that designs and manufactures engineered products and related services.

Stock Price Performance: From July 1, 2011, to September 27, 2011, the stock price had fallen $15.86 (-26.7%) from $59.51 to $43.65. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between September 9, 2011 and September 16, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 5% (+$2.15). It saw one of its worst periods between July 25, 2011 and August 4, 2011 when shares fell for nine straight trading days, falling 15.3% (-$8.63).

 

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