There are a few stocks that are up on high volume today:

  • Las Vegas Sands (LVS) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 16.2 million, or 1.6 times its standard daily volume. The stock price was up 3.6% to $60.49. Share price is up $6.06 (11.1%) from $54.43 on March 12, 2012. The stock is trading 7.1% above its 50-day moving average and 18.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 12 million shares, which is 1.8 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. The stock price experienced a 4.4% increase, coming in at $59.30. Share price is up, having risen $8.19 (16%) from $51.11 on March 12, 2012. The stock is trading 11.5% above its 50-day moving average and 21.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Salesforce.com inc (CRM) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 2.8 million, or 1.6 times its average daily volume. Share price improved 2.8% to $158.08. The stock is trading 6.4% above its 50-day moving average and 18.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of six million, or 2.6 times its average daily volume. Shares climbed 1.2% to $67.75. The stock has been on a downward trajectory over the last two months, falling $4.30 (-6%) from a price of $72.05 on February 10, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 95.2% of the mark.

  • Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 2.9 million, or 2.3 times its average daily volume. At $114.82, share price went up 5.3%. The stock has risen $18.49 (19.2%) over the last three months from a price of $96.33 on January 12, 2012. The stock is trading 7.9% above its 50-day moving average and 18.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide (HOT) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 4.4 million shares, which is 1.8 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. The stock price was up 4.2% to $55.41. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $2.80 (5.3%) from a price of $52.61 on January 12, 2012. The stock is trading 7.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Carnival Corporation (CCL) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 7.7 million, or 1.5 times its standard daily volume. The stock price hit $31.25, a 2.5% increase. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $3.89 (-11.1%) from $35.14 on January 12, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 99.7% of the mark.

  • Fastenal Company (FAST) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 4.3 million, or 1.7 times its average daily volume. At $49.63, share price improved 1.5%. Share price is up $3.20 (6.1%) from $52.83 on March 12, 2012. The stock is trading 9.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • ArcelorMittal (MT) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 11.1 million, or 1.5 times its standard daily volume. Shares were up 3.7% to $17.45. The stock is down over the last two months, having fallen $4.75 (-21.4%) from a price of $22.20 on February 10, 2012. The stock is trading at 88.1% of its 50-day moving average and 88% of its 200-day moving average.