Technology Stocks Spiking Higher Now

These are stocks helping 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.

Jabil Circuit Inc. (NYSE:JBL) is among the sector price gainers today, as its shares are trading at $14.84, up 76 cents (+5.4%) from a previous close of $14.08.

Stock Price Performance: During May 12, 2011 to August 8, 2011, the stock price had fallen $7.51 (-34.8%) from $21.59 to $14.08. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 23, 2011 and July 1, 2011 when shares rose for seven-straight days, rising 8.7% (+$1.67) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between April 4, 2011 and April 12, 2011 when shares fell for seven-straight days, falling 6.7% (-$1.37) over that span.

InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC) is among the top price gainers in the market today. Its shares are trading at $67.42, up $3.44 (+5.4%) from a previous close of $63.98.

Stock Price Performance: During June 10, 2011 to August 8, 2011, the stock price had risen $28.16 (78.6%) from $35.82 to $63.98. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between October 19, 2010 and October 29, 2010 when shares rose for nine-straight days, rising 14.4% (+$4.20) 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 18.2% (-$7.80) over that span.

Avago Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:AVGO) is one of the top price gainers today. Its stock price is $28.64, which is $1.45 (+5.3%) above the previous close of $27.19.

Stock Price Performance: During July 11, 2011 to August 8, 2011, the stock price had dropped $10.20 (-27.3%) from $37.39 to $27.19. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between September 22, 2010 and October 1, 2010 when shares rose for eight-straight days, rising 9% (+$1.85) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 6, 2011 and July 14, 2011 when shares fell for seven-straight days, falling 10% (-$3.90) over that span.

Ametek Inc. (NYSE:AME) is among the sector price gainers today, as its shares are trading at $35.23, up $1.49 (+4.4%) from a previous close of $33.74.

Stock Price Performance: During July 8, 2011 to August 5, 2011, the stock price had dropped $8.60 (-18.8%) from $45.64 to $37.04. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between October 27, 2010 and November 5, 2010 when shares rose for eight-straight days, rising 7.2% (+$2.51) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 26, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for six-straight days, falling 9.9% (-$4.48) over that span.

Shares of Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) are trading at $42.79, up $1.62 (+3.9%) from a previous close of $41.17.

Stock Price Performance: During May 11, 2011 to August 5, 2011, the stock price had fallen $12.15 (-21.9%) from $55.53 to $43.38. 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 days, rising 7.9% (+$4.03) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between February 11, 2011 and February 23, 2011 when shares fell for eight-straight days, falling 3.6% (-$2.08) over that span.