Through early trading on Monday, September 19, 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.
Goodrich Corporation (NYSE:GR) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $103.71, which is $10.82 (+11.6%) above the previous close of $92.89. Goodrich Corp. supplies aerospace components, systems and services to the commercial and general aviation airplane markets as well as the global defense and space markets.
Stock Price Performance: From August 18, 2011, to September 16, 2011, the stock price had risen $12.02 (14.9%) from $80.87 to $92.89. 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 10.3% (+$8.68). It saw one of its worst periods between November 5, 2010 and November 16, 2010 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 4.6% (-$3.92).
Shares of Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) are trading at $14.23, up 43 cents (+3.1%) from the previous close of $13.80. Lennar Corp. builds affordable, move-up and retirement homes primarily under the Lennar brand name throughout the United States. Don’t Miss Your Lennar Corporation Earnings Cheat Sheet: Stock Pops 2% on In-Line EPS.
Stock Price Performance: From July 21, 2011, to September 16, 2011, the stock price had fallen $4.83 (-25.9%) from $18.63 to $13.80. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between November 29, 2010 and December 8, 2010 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 17% (+$2.54). It saw one of its worst periods between May 31, 2011 and June 8, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 11.6% (-$2.20).