5 Consumer Cyclical Stocks Being Dumped This Afternoon: JCI, HOG, HAS, ALV, JAH

Through most of the trading day on Thursday, September 22, 2011, these stocks are bringing down the Consumer Cyclical (NYSE:XLY) sector. 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.

Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE:JCI) is among the price losers in the sector. Its shares are trading at $26.83, which is $1.19 (-3.9%) below the previous close of $27.93. Johnson Controls Inc. is a technology and industrial company focused on building efficiency, automotive experience and power solutions.

Stock Price Performance: From July 25, 2011, to September 20, 2011, the stock price had fallen $9.91 (-25.2%) from $39.31 to $29.40. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between February 2, 2011 and February 11, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 10.8% (+$3.99). It saw one of its worst periods between April 1, 2011 and April 12, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 6.6% (-$2.74).

Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) stocks are trading at $33.98. This is $1.38 (-3.7%) below the previous close of $35.28, making the company one of the biggest price losers in the sector today. Harley-Davidson, Inc. manufactures heavyweight motorcycles as well as motorcycle parts and accessories. .

Stock Price Performance: From July 25, 2011, to September 20, 2011, the stock price had fallen $9.02 (-19.7%) from $45.71 to $36.69. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 24, 2011 and July 5, 2011 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 12.6% (+$4.78). It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 9.1% (-$4.18).

Shares of Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE:HAS) are trading at $33.38, down $1.22 (-3.6%) from the previous close of $34.62. Hasbro Inc. is a global company that designs, manufactures and markets games and toys to children and families.

Stock Price Performance: From June 24, 2011, to September 20, 2011, the stock price had fallen $7.67 (-17.8%) from $43.02 to $35.35. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between April 21, 2011 and May 2, 2011 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 6.6% (+$2.91). It saw one of its worst periods between May 31, 2011 and June 8, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 5.9% (-$2.70).

Autoliv Inc. (NYSE:ALV) is one of the sector losers in price. Its shares are trading at $47.36, down $1.77 (-3.7%) from the previous close of $49.19. Autoliv, Inc. is a supplier of automotive safety systems with a range of product offerings, including modules and components for passenger and driver-side airbags, side-impact airbag protection systems, seatbelts, steering wheels, safety electronics etc.

Stock Price Performance: From June 24, 2011, to September 20, 2011, the stock price had fallen $21.42 (-29%) from $73.91 to $52.49. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 25, 2011 and April 5, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 5% (+$3.53). It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 11.2% (-$7.68).

Jarden Corporation (NYSE:JAH) is among the price losers in the sector as its stock price is $28.27, down $1.33 (-4%) from the previous close of $29.45. Jarden Corporation and its subsidiaries provide a range of consumer products. Its four business segments are Outdoor Solutions, Consumer Solutions, Branded Consumables and Process Solutions.

Stock Price Performance: From June 27, 2011, to September 21, 2011, the stock price had fallen $4.08 (-12.2%) from $33.53 to $29.45. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between February 3, 2011 and February 11, 2011 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 4% (+$1.36). It saw one of its worst periods between July 1, 2011 and July 11, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 5.3% (-$1.85).

 

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