5 Stocks Climbing Higher as Dow Jones Rebounds 1% From Morning Low

Through most of the trading day on Tuesday, September 6, 2011, these stocks are helping the Services (NYSE:IYC) 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.

CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $35.67, which is 25 cents (+0.7%) above the previous close of $35.43. CVS Caremark Corporation provides prescriptions and related health care services and products.

Stock Price Performance: From July 8, 2011, to September 2, 2011, the stock price had fallen $2.54 (-6.7%) from $37.97 to $35.43. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between November 30, 2010 and December 14, 2010 when shares rose for 11 straight trading days, rising 9.9% (+$3.05). It saw one of its worst periods between July 7, 2011 and July 18, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 4.7% (-$1.79).

Shares of Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE:SPG) are trading at $115.36, up 77 cents (+0.7%) from the previous close of $114.59. Simon Property Group Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust that owns, develops and manages retail real estate properties.

Stock Price Performance: From August 5, 2011, to September 2, 2011, the stock price had risen $6.51 (6%) from $108.08 to $114.59. It saw one of its worst periods between July 28, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 17.3% (-$20.76). The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 23, 2011 and July 7, 2011 when shares rose for 10 straight trading days, rising 8.6% (+$9.53).

Walgreens (NYSE:WAG) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $35.08, which is 31 cents (+0.9%) above the previous close of $34.77. Walgreen Co. operates retail drug store and general merchandise. It is engaged in the retail sale of prescription and non-prescription drugs and general merchandise.

Stock Price Performance: From July 8, 2011, to September 2, 2011, the stock price had fallen $9.03 (-20.6%) from $43.80 to $34.77. It saw one of its worst periods between May 27, 2011 and June 7, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 1.8% (-78 cents). The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between May 6, 2011 and May 16, 2011 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 6.6% (+$2.75).

Shares of DeVry Inc. (NYSE:DV) are trading at $41.16, up 42 cents (+1%) from the previous close of $40.74. Through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, DeVry, Inc. owns and operates DeVry University, Chamberlain College of Nursing, U.S. Education, Ross University, Becker Professional Education and Advanced Academics.

Stock Price Performance: From July 8, 2011, to September 2, 2011, the stock price had fallen $21.85 (-34.9%) from $62.59 to $40.74. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 16, 2011 and March 28, 2011 when shares rose for nine straight trading days, rising 9.1% (+$4.59). It saw one of its worst periods between July 29, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 15.3% (-$9.50).

MFA Financial, Inc. (NYSE:MFA) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $7.16, which is 12 cents (+1.7%) above the previous close of $7.04. MFA Financial, Inc. is engaged in the business of investing, on a leveraged basis, in residential Agency and Non-Agency MBS.

Stock Price Performance: From July 8, 2011, to September 2, 2011, the stock price had fallen $1.05 (-13%) from $8.09 to $7.04. It saw one of its worst periods between April 4, 2011 and April 12, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 4% (-31 cents). The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 30, 2011 and July 8, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 3.7% (+29 cents).