5 Consumer Cyclical Stocks Trading With High Volume This Afternoon

Through most of the trading day on Thursday, September 1, 2011, these stocks are very active in the Consumer Cyclical (NYSE:XLY) sector.

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Shares of Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE) have a dollar volume of $138.8 million based on a current price of $87.08(+80 cents) and 1.6 million shares traded.

Stock Price Performance: From June 6, 2011, to August 30, 2011, the stock price had risen $6.60 (8.3%) from $79.77 to $86.37. 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 trading days, rising 6.3% (+$4.58). It saw one of its worst periods between March 8, 2011 and March 16, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 4.9% (-$4.35).

Shares of Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE:JCI) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market. There are 4.1 million shares trading hands at $31.25(-58 cents), making up a dollar volume of $128.5 million.

Stock Price Performance: From July 5, 2011, to August 30, 2011, the stock price had fallen $10.86 (-25.7%) from $42.25 to $31.39. 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% (+$4.01). 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% (-$2.76).

Shares of Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) have a dollar volume of $61.9 million based on a current price of $137.32(+23 cents) and 450,998 shares traded.

Stock Price Performance: From June 6, 2011, to August 30, 2011, the stock price had risen $14.66 (12.1%) from $121.16 to $135.82. 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 trading days, rising 12% (+$9.58). It saw one of its worst periods between August 15, 2011 and August 22, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 13.9% (-$19.58).

Shares of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market. There are 476,495 shares trading hands at $152.31(-$1.90), making up a dollar volume of $72.6 million.

Stock Price Performance: From August 25, 2011, to August 31, 2011, the stock price had risen $16.08 (11.7%) from $138.02 to $154.10. 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 trading days, rising 4.2% (+$5.99). It saw one of its worst periods between August 15, 2011 and August 19, 2011 when shares fell for five straight trading days, falling 5.9% (-$8.23).

Shares of PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market. They have a dollar volume today of $62.4 million, based on a current price of $67.47 (+81 cents) and 924,919 shares being traded.

Stock Price Performance: From August 24, 2011, to August 30, 2011, the stock price had risen $5.56 (9.4%) from $59.34 to $64.90. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 29, 2011 and July 7, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 8.3% (+$5.40). It saw one of its worst periods between February 8, 2011 and February 18, 2011 when shares fell for nine straight trading days, falling 7.2% (-$4.56).