Goodrich and 4 Stocks Moving Up in the Capital Goods Sector: GR, FAST, COL, CRR HEI

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.

Shares of Goodrich Corporation (NYSE:GR) are trading at $88.42, up $1.66 (+2.2%) from the previous close of $86.48. Goodrich Corp. supplies aerospace components, systems and services to the commercial and general aviation airplane markets as well as the global defense and space markets.

Stock Price Performance: From July 20, 2011, to September 15, 2011, the stock price had fallen $6.32 (-6.8%) from $92.80 to $86.48. It saw one of its worst periods between November 5, 2010 and November 16, 2010 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 4.6% (-$3.92). The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between January 28, 2011 and February 4, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 3.5% (+$3.14).

Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $36.36, which is 46 cents (+1.3%) above the previous close of $35.90. Fastenal Co. is a wholesale retailer of industrial and construction supplies in North America.

Stock Price Performance: From August 16, 2011, to September 14, 2011, the stock price had risen $2.68 (8.2%) from $32.50 to $35.18. 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 8.6% (+$2.71). It saw one of its worst periods between August 15, 2011 and August 19, 2011 when shares fell for five straight trading days, falling 8.9% (-$2.91).

Shares of Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE:COL) are trading at $54.55, up $2.41 (+4.6%) from the previous close of $52.14. Rockwell Collins, Inc. designs and produces communications and aviation electronics for commercial and military customers across the globe.

Stock Price Performance: From June 21, 2011, to September 15, 2011, the stock price had fallen $8.70 (-14.3%) from $60.84 to $52.14. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between January 28, 2011 and February 10, 2011 when shares rose for 10 straight trading days, rising 5.7% (+$3.59). It saw one of its worst periods between July 7, 2011 and July 18, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 7.4% (-$4.63).

CARBO Ceramics Inc. (NYSE:CRR) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $156.68, which is $1.54 (+1.4%) above the previous close of $154.57. 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 July 20, 2011, to September 15, 2011, the stock price had fallen $19.84 (-11.4%) from $174.41 to $154.57. 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).

Shares of HEICO Corporation (NYSE:HEI) are trading at $50.74, up 56 cents (+1.1%) from the previous close of $50.18. The Company through its subsidiaries is engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of aerospace, defense and electronics related products and services throughout the United States and internationally.

Stock Price Performance: From July 20, 2011, to September 15, 2011, the stock price had fallen $6.61 (-11.6%) from $56.79 to $50.18. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between November 26, 2010 and December 7, 2010 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 12.5% (+$5.12). It saw one of its worst periods between December 21, 2010 and December 31, 2010 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 3.8% (-$1.60).