5 Stocks Climbing This Afternoon as Dow Jones Jumps 2.01%

Through most of the trading day on Monday, August 29, 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.

Shares of Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL) are trading at $32.88, up $1.98 (+6.4%) from the previous close of $30.91. Carnival Corporation is a cruise and vacation company operating in the United States and internationally. It offers a portfolio of various recognized cruise brands and provides cruises to all main vacation destinations. It has a North America segment separate from a Europe, Australia & Asia segment.

Stock Price Performance: From June 30, 2011, to August 26, 2011, the stock price had fallen $6.42 (-17.2%) from $37.33 to $30.91. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between October 27, 2010 and November 5, 2010 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 5.2% (+$2.18). It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 13.1% (-$4.74).

Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. (NYSE:IPG) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $8.56, which is 48 cents (+6%) above the previous close of $8.08. The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. is an advertising and marketing services company that specializes in consumer advertising, interactive marketing and media planning.

Stock Price Performance: From June 30, 2011, to August 26, 2011, the stock price had fallen $4.42 (-35.4%) from $12.50 to $8.08. 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 11.3% (+$1.29). It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 28.6% (-$3.62).

Shares of Rollins Inc. (NYSE:ROL) are trading at $20.21, up $1.14 (+6%) from the previous close of $19.07. Rollins, Inc. provides pest and termite control services to residential and commercial customers in North America with international franchises in Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, Middle East and Asia.

Stock Price Performance: From August 22, 2011, to August 26, 2011, the stock price had risen $1.83 (10.6%) from $17.24 to $19.07. 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 8.7% (+$1.71). It saw one of its worst periods between July 21, 2011 and July 28, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 10.2% (-$2.16).

Jones Lang Lasalle Inc. (NYSE:JLL) is among the sector price gainers, as its shares are trading at $67.75, up $4.47 (+7.1%) from the previous close of $63.27. Jones Lang LaSalle, Inc. provides integrated real estate and investment management expertise on a local, regional and global level to owner, occupier and investor clients.

Stock Price Performance: From June 2, 2011, to August 26, 2011, the stock price had fallen $31.42 (-33.2%) from $94.69 to $63.27. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 9, 2010 and December 22, 2010 when shares rose for 10 straight trading days, rising 8% (+$6.39). It saw one of its worst periods between July 29, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 26.7% (-$22.75).

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $11.34, which is 65 cents (+6%) above the previous close of $10.69. Gannett Co., Inc. is an international news and information company operating mainly in the realms of publishing, digital and broadcasting.

Stock Price Performance: From June 30, 2011, to August 26, 2011, the stock price had fallen $3.63 (-25.3%) from $14.32 to $10.69. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between November 30, 2010 and December 8, 2010 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 20.7% (+$2.69). It saw one of its worst periods between July 26, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for 10 straight trading days, falling 26.1% (-$3.55).

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