Technology Stocks Getting Drop Kicked Now

These stocks are dragging down the Technology (NYSE:IYW) 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.

Activision Blizzard, Inc (NASDAQ:ATVI) stocks are trading at $10.69. This is 24 cents (-1.9%) below the previous close of $10.90, making the company one of the biggest price losers in the market today. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Activision Blizzard) is an online, personal computer (NYSE:PC), console and handheld game publisher. It has three segments:Activision Publishing,Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and its subsidiaries & Activision Blizzard Distribution.

Stock Price Performance: During July 11, 2011 to August 8, 2011, the stock price had dropped 95 cents (-8%) from $11.85 to $10.90. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between August 12, 2010 and August 20, 2010 when shares rose for seven-straight days, rising 2.1% (+22 cents) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between June 2, 2011 and June 9, 2011 when shares fell for six-straight days, falling 5.2% (-62 cents) over that span.

Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) is among the price losers in the market today. Its shares are trading at $16.26, which is 26 cents (-1.6%) below the previous close of $16.52. Total System Services Inc. is a payment solutions provider company. It offers electronic payment processing, merchant services and related services to financial and non-financial institutions globally.

Stock Price Performance: During May 11, 2011 to August 5, 2011, the stock price had fallen $1.11 (-5.9%) from $18.84 to $17.73. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between October 7, 2010 and October 18, 2010 when shares rose for eight-straight days, rising 4.6% (+70 cents) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between November 22, 2010 and November 30, 2010 when shares fell for six-straight days, falling 3.6% (-56 cents) over that span.

International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) is one of the market losers in price today. Its shares are trading at $163.97, down $2.97 (-1.4%) from a previous close of $166.22. International Business Machines Corp. creates integrated solutions that leverage information technology and a deep knowledge of business processes for clients.

Stock Price Performance: During June 9, 2011 to August 5, 2011, the stock price had risen $8.14 (4.9%) from $164.84 to $172.98. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between October 4, 2010 and October 14, 2010 when shares rose for nine-straight days, rising 4.6% (+$6.17) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between May 31, 2011 and June 7, 2011 when shares fell for six-straight days, falling 3.1% (-$5.24) over that span.

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) stocks are trading at $13.78. This is 16 cents (-1.1%) below the previous close of $13.94, making the company one of the biggest price losers in the market today. Cisco Systems, Inc. is a multinational corporation engaged in the design, manufacturing and sales of Internet Protocol-based consumer electronics, networking, and other services related to communications and information technology.

Stock Price Performance: During May 11, 2011 to August 5, 2011, the stock price had fallen $2.77 (-15.6%) from $17.71 to $14.94. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between October 29, 2010 and November 8, 2010 when shares rose for seven-straight days, rising 6.7% (+$1.52) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between April 6, 2011 and April 19, 2011 when shares fell for 10-straight days, falling 8.1% (-$1.45) over that span.

Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) is among the price losers in the market today as its stock price is $30.84, down 16 cents (-0.5%) from a previous close of $31. Garmin Ltd. and its subsidiaries manufacture, market, and distribute Global Positioning System-enabled products and other related products.

Stock Price Performance: During May 12, 2011 to August 8, 2011, the stock price had fallen $3.40 (-9.9%) from $34.40 to $31. 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 3.3% (+$1.07) 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 4.9% (-$1.66) over that span.