Capital Goods Stocks Attracting Investor Interest This Morning on Monday, August 22, 2011

Through the early part of trading on Monday, August 22, 2011, these stocks are very active in the Capital Goods (NYSE:XLI) sector.

Shares of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. They have a dollar volume of $190.3 million, with a current price of $15.35 and 12.4 million shares being traded.

Stock Price Performance: During May 25, 2011 to August 19, 2011, the stock price had fallen $3.97 (-20.8%) from $19.06 to $15.09. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between August 31, 2010 and September 13, 2010 when shares rose for nine-straight days, rising 12.2% (+$1.71) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between November 5, 2010 and November 17, 2010 when shares fell for nine-straight days, falling 5.5% (-90 cents) over that span.

Shares of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) have a dollar volume today of $219.3 million, sitting at a current price of $81.90 with 2.7 million shares traded.

Stock Price Performance: During July 22, 2011 to August 19, 2011, the stock price had dropped $25.18 (-23.9%) from $105.15 to $79.97. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 8, 2010 and December 16, 2010 when shares rose for seven-straight days, rising 4% (+$3.53) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between April 4, 2011 and April 12, 2011 when shares fell for seven-straight days, falling 6% (-$6.75) over that span.

Shares of The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. There are 1.7 million shares trading hands at $58.99, making up a dollar volume of $101.7 million.

Stock Price Performance: During May 25, 2011 to August 19, 2011, the stock price had fallen $18.27 (-24.1%) from $75.81 to $57.54. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 16, 2011 and March 25, 2011 when shares rose for eight-straight days, rising 8.3% (+$5.58) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 28, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for eight-straight days, falling 16.9% (-$11.87) over that span.

Shares of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. 1.6 million shares are being traded at $70.27, making up a dollar volume of $112.5 million.

Stock Price Performance: During May 25, 2011 to August 19, 2011, the stock price had fallen $15.27 (-18.1%) from $84.28 to $69.01. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between January 4, 2011 and January 18, 2011 when shares rose for 10-straight days, rising 9.1% (+$7.51) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between April 4, 2011 and April 12, 2011 when shares fell for seven-straight days, falling 5.8% (-$5.76) over that span.

Shares of Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. They have a dollar volume of $89.6 million, with a current price of $81.83 and 1.1 million shares being traded.

Stock Price Performance: During July 22, 2011 to August 19, 2011, the stock price had dropped $26.41 (-24.8%) from $106.32 to $79.91. 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 days, rising 9.4% (+$9.53) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 26, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for six-straight days, falling 10.5% (-$11.62) over that span.