Anheuser-Busch Inbev and 4 Consumer Stocks Popping Higher Mid-Day: BUD, HLF, NUS, SLE, EL

Through early trading on Tuesday, September 20, 2011, these stocks are helping the Consumer/Non-Cyclical (NYSE:XLP) sector today. 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.

Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) is among the sector price gainers, as its shares are trading at $103.89, up $2.67 (+2.6%) from the previous close of $101.22. The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products.

Stock Price Performance: From August 18, 2011, to September 16, 2011, the stock price had risen $10.20 (11.1%) from $91.50 to $101.70. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between August 25, 2011 and September 1, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 5.3% (+$4.95). It saw one of its worst periods between May 31, 2011 and June 8, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 7.1% (-$7.28).

Sara Lee Corp. (NYSE:SLE) is among the top price gainers in the sector. Its shares are trading at $17.65, up 43 cents (+2.5%) from the previous close of $17.22. Sara Lee Corp is a global consumer-goods company, manufacturing and marketing a range of high-quality branded meats, bakery, and beverage products.

Stock Price Performance: From July 21, 2011, to September 16, 2011, the stock price had fallen $2.07 (-10.6%) from $19.57 to $17.50. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 17, 2011 and March 29, 2011 when shares rose for nine straight trading days, rising 7.5% (+$1.23). It saw one of its worst periods between September 20, 2010 and September 28, 2010 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 4.1% (-57 cents).

Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) is among the sector price gainers, as its shares are trading at $58.36, up $1.27 (+2.2%) from the previous close of $57.09. Herbalife, Ltd is the marketing company that sells weight management, nutritional supplement, energy, sports and fitness products and personal care products.

Stock Price Performance: From August 18, 2011, to September 16, 2011, the stock price had risen $6.97 (13.5%) from $51.48 to $58.45. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between February 15, 2011 and February 28, 2011 when shares rose for nine straight trading days, rising 17.1% (+$5.68). It saw one of its worst periods between August 15, 2011 and August 22, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 12.1% (-$6.87).

Anheuser-Busch Inbev SA/NV (NYSE:BUD) is among the top price gainers in the sector. Its shares are trading at $52.97, up $1.32 (+2.6%) from the previous close of $51.65. Anheuser-Busch InBev SA is engaged in the business of brewer and consumer products.

Stock Price Performance: From July 21, 2011, to September 16, 2011, the stock price had fallen $5.64 (-9.7%) from $58.19 to $52.55. 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 4.4% (+$2.43). It saw one of its worst periods between April 29, 2011 and May 9, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 7.5% (-$4.77).

Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. (NYSE:NUS) is among the sector price gainers, as its shares are trading at $45.69, up 88 cents (+2%) from the previous close of $44.81. Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc.is a global direct selling company, which develops and distributes innovative, premium-quality personal care products and nutritional supplements that are sold under the Nu Skin and Pharmanex brands.

Stock Price Performance: From August 19, 2011, to September 19, 2011, the stock price had risen $9.46 (26.8%) from $35.35 to $44.81. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between April 21, 2011 and May 12, 2011 when shares rose for 15 straight trading days, rising 29.6% (+$8.77). It saw one of its worst periods between March 24, 2011 and April 4, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 3.2% (-93 cents).