Wynn Resorts and Sotheby’s Lead Services Stocks Spiking Higher: COH, WYNN, HOT, WTW, BID

Through early trading, these stocks are helping the Services (NYSE:IYC) sector. 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.

Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $60.02, which is $3.55 (+6.3%) above the previous close of $56.47. Coach is an American marketer of accessories and gifts, including handbags, footwear, sunwear, travel bags, business cases, jewelry, clothing, fragrance, and watches.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to October 7, 2011, the stock price had fallen $8.60 (-13.2%) from $65.07 to $56.47. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between April 8, 2011 and April 21, 2011 when shares rose for 10 straight trading days, rising 13.6% (+$6.84). It saw one of its worst periods between May 27, 2011 and June 8, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 8% (-$5.07).

Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) is among the top price gainers in the sector. Its shares are trading at $138.56, up $9.50 (+7.4%) from the previous close of $129.06. Wynn Resorts is a developer, owner and operator of destination casino resorts. It owns and operates three: Wynn Las Vegas, Encore at Wynn Las Vegas, and Wynn Macau.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to October 7, 2011, the stock price had fallen $29.24 (-18.5%) from $158.30 to $129.06. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 24, 2011 and July 8, 2011 when shares rose for 10 straight trading days, rising 22.7% (+$29.73). It saw one of its worst periods between December 1, 2010 and December 14, 2010 when shares fell for 10 straight trading days, falling 4.9% (-$5.15).

Starwood Hotel & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:HOT) is one of the top price gainers. Its stock price is $43.98, which is $3.04 (+7.4%) above the previous close of $40.93. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide operates in the hotel and leisure business. Its brand names include St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, W and Westin.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to October 7, 2011, the stock price had fallen $14.72 (-26.5%) from $55.65 to $40.93. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between September 9, 2011 and September 16, 2011 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 14.7% (+$5.84). 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).

Weight Watchers International, Inc. (NYSE:WTW) is among the sector price gainers, as its shares are trading at $63.06, up $3.61 (+6.1%) from the previous close of $59.45. Weight Watchers International is a provider of weight management services, operating globally through a network of company-owned and franchise operations.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to October 7, 2011, the stock price had fallen $15 (-20.1%) from $74.45 to $59.45. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between January 28, 2011 and February 17, 2011 when shares rose for 15 straight trading days, rising 69.2% (+$26.53). It saw one of its worst periods between February 17, 2011 and March 3, 2011 when shares fell for 10 straight trading days, falling 8.2% (-$5.31).

Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) is among the top price gainers in the sector. Its shares are trading at $31.68, up $1.78 (+6%) from the previous close of $29.89. Sothebys is an auctioneer of authenticated fine art, antiques and decorative art, jewelry, and collectibles.

Stock Price Performance: From July 14, 2011, to October 7, 2011, the stock price had fallen $14.10 (-32.1%) from $43.99 to $29.89. 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).