Capital Goods Stocks Investors are Dumping Now

These stocks are dragging down the Capital Goods (NYSE:IYJ) 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.

Lennar Corporation (NYSE:LEN) is one of the market losers in price today. Its shares are trading at $13.62, down 98 cents (-7.2%) from a previous close of $14.68. Lennar Corp. builds affordable, move-up and retirement homes primarily under the Lennar brand name throughout the United States.

Stock Price Performance: During July 12, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had dropped $3.35 (-18.6%) from $18.03 to $14.68. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between November 29, 2010 and December 8, 2010 when shares rose for eight-straight days, rising 17% (+$2.54) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between May 31, 2011 and June 8, 2011 when shares fell for seven-straight days, falling 11.6% (-$2.20) over that span.

Honeywell International, Inc. (NYSE:HON) is among the price losers in the market today. Its shares are trading at $44.59, which is $1.94 (-4.6%) below the previous close of $46.76. Honeywell International Inc. is a technology and manufacturing company which offers aerospace products and services, control, sensing and security technologies for buildings, homes and industry, turbochargers and automotive products.

Stock Price Performance: During May 13, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $13.41 (-22.3%) from $60.17 to $46.76. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between September 9, 2010 and September 20, 2010 when shares rose for eight-straight days, rising 5.6% (+$2.30) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between March 31, 2011 and April 13, 2011 when shares fell for 10-straight days, falling 4% (-$2.38) over that span.

Shares of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD) are trading at $60.12, down $2.24 (-3.7%) from a previous close of $62.42. General Dynamics Corp. offers products and services in business aviation, combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions as well as information systems, technologies and services.

Stock Price Performance: During May 12, 2011 to August 8, 2011, the stock price had fallen $13.53 (-18.2%) from $74.33 to $60.80. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 10, 2011 and June 21, 2011 when shares rose for eight-straight days, rising 5.8% (+$4) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 7, 2011 and July 18, 2011 when shares fell for eight-straight days, falling 8.1% (-$6.14) over that span.

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) stocks are trading at $59.64. This is $2.17 (-3.7%) below the previous close of $61.92, making the company one of the biggest price losers in the market today. Boeing Company is an aerospace firm that designs, develops, manufactures, sells, and supports commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, and human space flight services.

Stock Price Performance: During May 13, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $16.69 (-21.1%) from $79.03 to $62.34. 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% (+$5.62) 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% (-$11.95) over that span.

Martin Marietta Materials Inc. (NYSE:MLM) is among the price losers in the market today. Its shares are trading at $64.26, which is $2.20 (-3.5%) below the previous close of $66.60. Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. is a producer of aggregates for the construction industry, including infrastructure, commercial, agricultural and residential.

Stock Price Performance: During May 13, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $19.45 (-22.6%) from $86.05 to $66.60. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between April 19, 2011 and April 27, 2011 when shares rose for six-straight days, rising 6.4% (+$5.48) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for eight-straight days, falling 11.6% (-$9.18) over that span.