Here are the nine most popular stocks that hit 52-week lows:

  • While trading on below-average volume, First Solar (FSLR) slid today, hitting and then dropping past its previous 52-week low to $20.05. The stock price fell 3.8% after trading at a volume of 4.7 million. The stock is trading at 68.8% of its 50-day moving average and 44.7% of its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of MEMC Electronic Materials (WFR) declined today, reaching and then falling even farther past its previous 52-week low of $3.36 to $3.33. The stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price dropped 3.2% today, trading at a volume of 4.4 million. The stock is trading at 84.1% of its 50-day moving average and 71.1% of its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Kaydon Corporation (KDN) dipped today, hitting and then dropping past its previous 52-week low to $23.51. Shares were traded at a volume of 460,840 and fell 3.2%. The stock is trading at 70.9% of its 50-day moving average and 72.4% of its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Natural Resource Partners (NRP) decreased today, reaching and then falling even farther past its previous 52-week low of $23.32 to $23.13. The stock was trading on below-average volume. After trading at a volume of 239,552, shares fell 1.8%. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $5.02 (-17.7%) from $28.33 on January 10, 2012. The stock is trading at 93.6% of its 50-day moving average and 86.6% of its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Genon Energy (GEN) sunk today, hitting and then dropping past its previous 52-week low to $1.97. The stock price was down 2% with a volume of 2.4 million. The stock has been going in a negative direction over the last month, dropping 51 cents (-20.4%) from a price of $2.50 on March 8, 2012. The stock is trading at 84.9% of its 50-day moving average and 77.9% of its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) slid today, hitting and then dropping past its previous 52-week low to $8.12. Shares were traded at a volume of 429,980 and fell 1.4%. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $1.63 (-16.6%) from $9.84 on January 10, 2012. The stock is trading at 91.2% of its 50-day moving average and 86.8% of its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of OPNET Technologies (OPNT) fell today, reaching and then falling even farther past its previous 52-week low of $28.08 to $27.64. The stock was trading on below-average volume. After trading at a volume of 94,138, shares fell 2.6%. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $6.24 (-18.3%) from a price of $34.09 on January 10, 2012. The stock is trading at 93.9% of its 50-day moving average and 81.7% of its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of AbitibiBowater (ABH) declined today, reaching and then dropping even further past its previous 52-week low of $13.70 to $13.53. The stock was trading on above-average volume. The stock price fell 1.9% after trading at a volume of 190,484. Shares are down over the last two months as the price has dropped $2.39 (-14.9%) from a price of $15.99 on February 8, 2012. The stock is trading at 91.3% of its 50-day moving average and 88.8% of its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Tootsie Roll Industries (TR) decreased today, hitting and then dropping past its previous 52-week low to $22.06. The stock price dropped 1.2% today, trading at a volume of 113,778. The stock is down over the last two months, having fallen $1.97 (-8.2%) from a price of $24.04 on February 8, 2012. The stock is trading at 95.8% of its 50-day moving average and 92.4% of its 200-day moving average.