Virgin Media and These 4 Services Stocks are Heading Higher Now

Through early trading on Wednesday, September 14, 2011, these stocks are helping the Services (NYSE:IYC) 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.

Shares of Starwood Hotel & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) are trading at $42.56, up 71 cents (+1.7%) from the previous close of $41.85. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. operates hotel and leisure business. Its brand names include St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W, Westin and Le Mridien.

Stock Price Performance: From July 18, 2011, to September 13, 2011, the stock price had fallen $12.99 (-23.7%) from $54.84 to $41.85. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between April 14, 2011 and April 21, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 7.4% (+$4.21). It saw one of its worst periods between March 30, 2011 and April 11, 2011 when shares fell for nine straight trading days, falling 3.3% (-$1.91).

Virgin Media Inc. (NASDAQ:VMED) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $24.95, which is 71 cents (+2.9%) above the previous close of $24.24. Virgin Media, Inc. is a provider of entertainment and communications services in the U.K., offering ‘quad-play’ broadband internet, television, mobile telephony and fixed line telephony services.

Stock Price Performance: From June 16, 2011, to September 12, 2011, the stock price had fallen $5.46 (-18.3%) from $29.83 to $24.37. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between October 19, 2010 and November 5, 2010 when shares rose for 14 straight trading days, rising 11.7% (+$2.78). It saw one of its worst periods between July 26, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 10.2% (-$2.86).

Shares of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE:CVC) are trading at $17.05, up 38 cents (+2.2%) from the previous close of $16.67. Cablevision Systems Corporation is a telecommunications, media and entertainment company with a portfolio of operations in the United States.

Stock Price Performance: From July 18, 2011, to September 13, 2011, the stock price had fallen $8.76 (-34.4%) from $25.43 to $16.67. 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 13.7% (+$3.29). It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 11.4% (-$2.94).

Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $36.42, which is 57 cents (+1.6%) above the previous close of $35.85. Sothebys is an auctioneer of authenticated fine art, antiques and decorative art, jewelry and collectibles.

Stock Price Performance: From July 18, 2011, to September 13, 2011, the stock price had fallen $7.68 (-17.6%) from $43.53 to $35.85. 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 18.5% (+$7.46). It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 12.4% (-$5.60).

Shares of PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) are trading at $71.09, up $1.35 (+1.9%) from the previous close of $69.74. PriceSmart, Inc. through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the ownership and operation of membership shopping warehouse clubs under the trade name ‘PriceSmart’ in Central America and the Caribbean.

Stock Price Performance: From June 17, 2011, to September 13, 2011, the stock price had risen $24.25 (53.3%) from $45.49 to $69.74. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 23, 2011 and April 1, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 15.4% (+$4.95). It saw one of its worst periods between January 18, 2011 and January 25, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 4.9% (-$1.96).

 

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