5 Stocks Climbing This Morning: JOYG, FAST, NDSN, TRN, CMI

Through early trading, these stocks are helping the Capital Goods (NYSE:XLI) 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.

Joy Global Inc. (NASDAQ:JOYG) is among the sector price gainers, as its shares are trading at $79.41, up $2.55 (+3.3%) from the previous close of $76.86. Joy Global, Inc. is a manufacturer and servicer of mining equipment for the extraction of coal and other minerals and ores. The equipment is used in the mining regions globally to mine coal, copper, iron ore, oil sands, and other minerals.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to September 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $16.68 (-17.5%) from $95.21 to $78.53. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between January 7, 2011 and January 18, 2011 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 8.1% (+$6.98). It saw one of its worst periods between July 29, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 23.7% (-$22.17).

Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) is among the top price gainers in the sector. Its shares are trading at $33.79, up 99 cents (+3%) from the previous close of $32.80. Fastenal Co. is a wholesale retailer of industrial and construction supplies in North America.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to September 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $1.80 (-5.3%) from $34.11 to $32.31. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 28, 2011 and April 6, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 8.6% (+$2.71). It saw one of its worst periods between August 15, 2011 and August 19, 2011 when shares fell for five straight trading days, falling 8.9% (-$2.91).

Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) is among the top price gainers in the sector. Its shares are trading at $41.95, up $1.54 (+3.8%) from the previous close of $40.41. The Company is a manufacturer of equipment used for precision material dispensing, testing and inspection, surface preparation and curing.

Stock Price Performance: From July 15, 2011, to September 12, 2011, the stock price had fallen $14.24 (-26.1%) from $54.65 to $40.41. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 28, 2011 and April 6, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 4.6% (+$2.58). It saw one of its worst periods between July 25, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for 11 straight trading days, falling 31.8% (-$17.92).

Trinity Industries Inc. (NYSE:TRN) is among the sector price gainers, as its shares are trading at $25.95, up 98 cents (+3.9%) from the previous close of $24.97. Trinity Industries, Inc. manufactures and sells railcars and railcar parts, inland barges, structural wind towers, concrete and aggregates, asphalt, highway products and structural steel components.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to September 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $9.62 (-28.1%) from $34.20 to $24.58. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 24, 2011 and July 8, 2011 when shares rose for 10 straight trading days, rising 16.4% (+$5.23). It saw one of its worst periods between July 26, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for 10 straight trading days, falling 36.3% (-$12.76).

Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) is among the sector price gainers, as its shares are trading at $93.03, up $5.97 (+6.9%) from the previous close of $87.06. Cummins, Inc. is a company engaged in the design, manufacturing and distribution of diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies. Its services to markets worldwide include electric power generation systems and engine-related component products.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to September 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $15.88 (-15.3%) from $104.04 to $88.16. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 22, 2011 and April 1, 2011 when shares rose for nine straight trading days, rising 9.4% (+$9.53). It saw one of its worst periods between July 26, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 10.5% (-$11.62).