Nike Tops Stocks in the Consumer Cyclical Sector Trading Heavily this Afternoon

As markets begin to rally, investors are taking interest in top names like Nike. Through most of the trading day on Tuesday, September 13, 2011, these stocks are very active in the Consumer Cyclical (NYSE:XLY) sector.

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Shares of Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market. There are 1.1 million shares trading hands at $85.58(+$1.22), making up a dollar volume of $91.2 million.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to September 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $9.13 (-10%) from $91.63 to $82.50. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 7, 2010 and December 14, 2010 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 2.4% (+$2.06). It saw one of its worst periods between March 8, 2011 and March 16, 2011 when shares fell for seven straight trading days, falling 4.9% (-$4.34).

Shares of Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE:JCI) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market. They have a dollar volume today of $90.4 million, based on a current price of $28.82 (+12 cents) and 3.1 million shares being traded.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to September 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $11.64 (-28.7%) from $40.54 to $28.90. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between February 2, 2011 and February 11, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 10.8% (+$3.99). It saw one of its worst periods between April 1, 2011 and April 12, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 6.6% (-$2.74).

Shares of PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market. There are 2.3 million shares trading hands at $35.94(+37 cents), making up a dollar volume of $82.9 million.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to September 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $13.49 (-27.6%) from $48.87 to $35.38. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between July 18, 2011 and July 25, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 4.2% (+$2). It saw one of its worst periods between July 25, 2011 and August 4, 2011 when shares fell for nine straight trading days, falling 22.6% (-$11.35).

Shares of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market. They have a dollar volume today of $73 million, based on a current price of $156.85 (+$5.13) and 465,614 shares being traded.

Stock Price Performance: From August 11, 2011, to September 9, 2011, the stock price had risen $16 (12%) from $133.22 to $149.22. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 15, 2011 and June 23, 2011 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 4.2% (+$5.99). It saw one of its worst periods between August 15, 2011 and August 19, 2011 when shares fell for five straight trading days, falling 5.9% (-$8.23).

Shares of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (NYSE:SWK) have a dollar volume of $48.8 million based on a current price of $54.90(+88 cents) and 888,963 shares traded.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to September 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $13.62 (-19.9%) from $68.53 to $54.91. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 24, 2011 and July 7, 2011 when shares rose for nine straight trading days, rising 8.7% (+$6.01). It saw one of its worst periods between August 15, 2011 and August 22, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 10.9% (-$6.81).