5 Stocks That Moved Up on Monday, August 29, 2011

At the close of trading on Monday, August 29, 2011, these stocks helped 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 Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. (NYSE:IPG) closed at $8.66, up 58 cents (+7.2%) from 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).

Rollins Inc. (NYSE:ROL) was among the sector price gainers, as it closed at $20.67, up $1.60 (+8.4%) 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).

Duke Realty Investments Inc. (NYSE:DRE) was one of the top price gainers. It closed at $11.85, which is 81 cents (+7.3%) above the previous close of $11.04. Duke Realty Corporation is a self-administered & self-managed real estate investment trust, which provides on a fee basis, leasing, property and asset management, development, construction, build-to-suit and other tenant-related services.

Stock Price Performance: From June 2, 2011, to August 26, 2011, the stock price had fallen $3.14 (-22.1%) from $14.18 to $11.04. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 17, 2010 and January 3, 2011 when shares rose for 11 straight trading days, rising 15.3% (+$1.62). It saw one of its worst periods between November 5, 2010 and November 16, 2010 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 12.5% (-$1.53).

Jones Lang Lasalle Inc. (NYSE:JLL) was among the top price gainers in the sector. Its shares traded at $68.02, up $4.75 (+7.5%) 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).

Shares of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI) closed at $11.56, up 87 cents (+8.1%) from 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).