Capital Goods Stocks Spiking Higher This Morning

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.

The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) is among the sector price gainers, as its shares are trading at $62.84, up 12 cents (+0%) from the previous close of $62.81. 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: From June 14, 2011, to September 8, 2011, the stock price had fallen $11.33 (-15.3%) from $74.14 to $62.81. 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 trading days, rising 8.3% (+$5.58). It saw one of its worst periods between July 28, 2011 and August 8, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 16.9% (-$11.87).

FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) is among the top price gainers in the sector. Its shares are trading at $25.07, up 11 cents (+0.4%) from the previous close of $24.96. FLIR Systems, Inc. designs and manufactures thermal imaging systems used for a variety of applications in commercial, industrial and government markets across the globe.

Stock Price Performance: From June 14, 2011, to September 8, 2011, the stock price had fallen $8.68 (-25.8%) from $33.64 to $24.96. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 24, 2011 and July 1, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 6.8% (+$2.16). It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 4, 2011 when shares fell for 10 straight trading days, falling 15.4% (-$4.43).

CARBO Ceramics Inc. (NYSE:CRR) is among the sector price gainers, as its shares are trading at $147.70, up 17 cents (+0.2%) from the previous close of $147.46. Carbo Ceramics, Inc. is a supplier of ceramic proppant, the provider of the world’s most popular fracture simulation software, and a provider of fracture design, engineering and consulting services.

Stock Price Performance: From August 10, 2011, to September 8, 2011, the stock price had risen $17.82 (13.7%) from $129.64 to $147.46. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 23, 2011 and July 6, 2011 when shares rose for nine straight trading days, rising 15.5% (+$23). It saw one of its worst periods between July 25, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 19% (-$34.14).

Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) is among the top price gainers in the sector. Its shares are trading at $42.03, up 40 cents (+0.9%) from the previous close of $41.64. The Company is a manufacturer of equipment used for precision material dispensing, testing and inspection, surface preparation and curing.

Stock Price Performance: From July 13, 2011, to September 8, 2011, the stock price had fallen $14.03 (-25.2%) from $55.67 to $41.64. 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).

REGAL-BELOIT CORPORATION (NYSE:RBC) is among the sector price gainers, as its shares are trading at $57.56, up 8 cents (+0.1%) from the previous close of $57.50. Regal-Beloit Corporation is a multinational corporation, which manufactures and markets electrical and mechanical products.

Stock Price Performance: From July 12, 2011, to September 7, 2011, the stock price had fallen $9.47 (-14.1%) from $67.13 to $57.66. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 25, 2011 and April 5, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 6.8% (+$4.80). It saw one of its worst periods between January 12, 2011 and January 21, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 3.6% (-$2.41).