Traders are Buying These Consumer Cyclical Stocks Now

Shares of Autoliv Inc. (NYSE:ALV) are trading at $53.72, up $2.13 (+4.1%) from the previous close of $51.59. The company is up on a positive day for auto stocks. Autoliv, Inc. is a supplier of automotive safety systems with a range of product offerings, including modules and components for passenger and driver-side airbags, side-impact airbag protection systems, seatbelts, steering wheels, safety electronics etc.

Stock Price Performance: From June 9, 2011, to September 2, 2011, the stock price had fallen $18.72 (-26%) from $72.10 to $53.38. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between September 7, 2010 and September 21, 2010 when shares rose for 11 straight trading days, rising 8.2% (+$4.61). It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 11.2% (-$7.68).

PVH Corp. (NYSE:PVH) is one of the top price gainers as retail stocks love President Obama’s new jobs package proposal. Its stock price is $64.04, which is $3.33 (+5.5%) above the previous close of $60.71. Phillips Van Heusen Corp is an apparel company which designs and markets branded dress shirts, neckwear, sportswear and, to a lesser extent, footwear and other related products.

Stock Price Performance: From July 11, 2011, to September 6, 2011, the stock price had fallen $7.50 (-11%) from $68.21 to $60.71. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 29, 2011 and July 7, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 8.3% (+$5.40). It saw one of its worst periods between February 8, 2011 and February 18, 2011 when shares fell for nine straight trading days, falling 7.2% (-$4.56).

Shares of Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII) are trading at $108.01, up $5.76 (+5.6%) from the previous close of $102.25. This is another stock winning with the automotive sector today. Polaris Industries, Inc. designs, engineers and manufactures off-road vehicles, which includes all terrain vehicles and side-by-side vehicles for recreational and utility use, snowmobiles, and motorcycles.

Stock Price Performance: From August 8, 2011, to September 6, 2011, the stock price had risen $10.24 (11.1%) from $92.01 to $102.25. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 1, 2011 and March 9, 2011 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 9.7% (+$7.11). It saw one of its worst periods between August 30, 2011 and September 6, 2011 when shares fell for five straight trading days, falling 7.7% (-$8.54).

Jarden Corporation (NYSE:JAH) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $28.57, which is $1.17 (+4.3%) above the previous close of $27.40. Jarden Corporation and its subsidiaries provide a range of consumer products. Its four business segments are Outdoor Solutions, Consumer Solutions, Branded Consumables and Process Solutions.

Stock Price Performance: From July 11, 2011, to September 6, 2011, the stock price had fallen $5.81 (-17.5%) from $33.21 to $27.40. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between February 3, 2011 and February 11, 2011 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 4% (+$1.36). It saw one of its worst periods between July 1, 2011 and July 11, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 5.3% (-$1.85).

Shares of Harman International Ind. Inc. (NYSE:HAR) are trading at $35.06, up $1.86 (+5.6%) from the previous close of $33.20. Harman International Industries Inc. is a global audio equipment company. It is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of high-quality audio products. It also offers electronic systems for vehicle applications.

Stock Price Performance: From July 8, 2011, to September 2, 2011, the stock price had fallen $13.44 (-28.2%) from $47.73 to $34.29. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between October 7, 2010 and October 15, 2010 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 8% (+$2.68). It saw one of its worst periods between July 21, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for nine straight trading days, falling 17.3% (-$8.09).