5 Consumer Cyclical Stocks Very Active in the Rally

Through early afternoon trading on Thursday, August 11, 2011, these stocks are very active in the Consumer Cyclical (NYSE:VCR) sector.

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Shares of Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. There are 1.7 million shares trading hands at $82.23, making up a dollar volume of $135.8 million.

Stock Price Performance: During July 12, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had dropped $8.73 (-9.6%) from $91.23 to $82.50. 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 Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. 1.7 million shares are being traded at $129.53, making up a dollar volume of $224.2 million.

Stock Price Performance: During July 12, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had dropped $14.19 (-10.6%) from $134.04 to $119.85. 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 July 21, 2011 and July 27, 2011 when shares fell for five-straight days, falling 5% (-$7.06) 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 $187.1 million, with a current price of $31.56 and 5.9 million shares being traded.

Stock Price Performance: During July 12, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had dropped $9.29 (-22.6%) from $41.14 to $31.85. 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 PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR) have a dollar volume today of $171.3 million, sitting at a current price of $36.30 with 4.7 million shares traded.

Stock Price Performance: During May 13, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $14.24 (-27.6%) from $51.55 to $37.31. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between July 18, 2011 and July 25, 2011 when shares rose for six-straight days, rising 4.2% (+$2.01) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 25, 2011 and August 4, 2011 when shares fell for nine-straight days, falling 22.6% (-$11.41) over that span.

Shares of VF Corporation (NYSE:VFC) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. One million shares are being traded at $107.63, making up a dollar volume of $111.4 million.

Stock Price Performance: During July 13, 2011 to August 10, 2011, the stock price had dropped $10.80 (-9.4%) from $115 to $104.20. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 3, 2010 and December 14, 2010 when shares rose for eight-straight days, rising 3.9% (+$3.23) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between May 31, 2011 and June 8, 2011 when shares fell for seven-straight days, falling 7.3% (-$7.23) over that span.