5 Consumer Cyclical Stocks Rapidly Changing Hands This Morning on Monday, August 22, 2011

Through the early part of trading on Monday, August 22, 2011, these stocks are very active in the Consumer Cyclical (NYSE:XLY) sector.

Shares of Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. There are 437,036 shares trading hands at $80.16, making up a dollar volume of $35 million.

Stock Price Performance: During July 22, 2011 to August 19, 2011, the stock price had dropped $13.13 (-14.3%) from $91.71 to $78.58. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between September 10, 2010 and September 20, 2010 when shares rose for seven-straight days, rising 6.3% (+$4.58) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between March 8, 2011 and March 16, 2011 when shares fell for seven-straight days, falling 4.9% (-$4.35) over that span.

Shares of Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE:JCI) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. They have a dollar volume of $41.3 million, with a current price of $29.34 and 1.4 million shares being traded.

Stock Price Performance: During July 22, 2011 to August 19, 2011, the stock price had dropped $11.18 (-27.9%) from $40.01 to $28.83. 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 days, rising 10.8% (+$4.01) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between April 1, 2011 and April 12, 2011 when shares fell for eight-straight days, falling 6.6% (-$2.76) over that span.

Shares of Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) have a dollar volume today of $49.2 million, sitting at a current price of $122.45 with 402,139 shares traded.

Stock Price Performance: During August 15, 2011 to August 19, 2011, the stock price had dropped $19.57 (-13.9%) from $140.69 to $121.12. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between September 7, 2010 and September 20, 2010 when shares rose for 10-straight days, rising 12% (+$9.58) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between August 15, 2011 and August 19, 2011 when shares fell for five-straight days, falling 13.9% (-$19.57) over that span.

Shares of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. There are 173,696 shares trading hands at $133.78, making up a dollar volume of $23.2 million.

Stock Price Performance: During July 22, 2011 to August 19, 2011, the stock price had dropped $24.39 (-15.8%) from $154.73 to $130.34. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 15, 2011 and June 23, 2011 when shares rose for seven-straight days, rising 4.2% (+$5.99) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between August 15, 2011 and August 19, 2011 when shares fell for five-straight days, falling 5.9% (-$8.23) over that span.

Shares of Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE:HOG) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. 709,650 shares are being traded at $32.40, making up a dollar volume of $23 million.

Stock Price Performance: During July 22, 2011 to August 19, 2011, the stock price had dropped $13.80 (-30.1%) from $45.91 to $32.11. 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 days, rising 12.6% (+$4.78) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for eight-straight days, falling 9.1% (-$4.18) over that span.