Halliburton Company, Seagate Technology Included in Stocks Up on High Volume Wednesday

Published April 18, 2012

| FOXBusiness

Today, these stocks are up on above-average volume:

  • Halliburton Company (HAL) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 29.5 million shares, which is 2.2 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. Share price increased 4.6% to $34.17. The stock has seen some positive movement recently as shares are up $2.04 (6.3%) from a price of $32.13 on April 11, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $33.88 today.

  • After trading at a volume of 30.1 million, or 2.2 times its average, Seagate Technology (STX) was up on high volume today. The stock price reached $28.96, a 3.8% increase. The stock is trading 6.6% above its 50-day moving average and 27.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Walgreen Company (WAG) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 16.5 million, or 1.8 times its average daily volume. The stock price was up 1.3% to $35.51. Shares price has risen $2.43 (7.3%) from $33.08 on April 11, 2012. The stock is trading 5.8% above its 50-day moving average and 4.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • After trading at a volume of 36.5 million, or 2.5 times its average, Yahoo! (YHOO) was up on high volume today. Share price rose 3.2% to $15.49. Shares are up, having risen 62 cents (4.1%) from a price of $14.88 on April 11, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 200-day moving average of $15.22 today.

  • Western Digital (WDC) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 7.6 million, or two times its standard daily volume. At $41.56, share price climbed 5.2%. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $6.91 (19.9%) from a price of $34.65 on January 20, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $39.97 today.

  • Family Dollar Stores (FDO) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 3.6 million shares, which is 1.9 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. Shares improved 3.6% to $67. Share price is up $10.59 (18.8%) from $56.41 on March 19, 2012. The stock is trading 12.1% above its 50-day moving average and 15.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • After trading at a volume of 3.8 million, or 2.3 times its average, Stryker Corporation (SYK) was up on high volume today. The stock price reached $55.46, a 1% increase. Share price went up over the last three months, now up $2.32 (4.4%) from $53.14 on January 20, 2012. The stock is trading 2.1% above its 50-day moving average and 6.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 2.7 million shares, which is two times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. Share price climbed 2% to $73.86. Share price is up, having risen $1.47 (2%) from $72.39 on March 19, 2012. The stock is trading 4.4% above its 50-day moving average and 14.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Akamai Technologies (AKAM) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 3.8 million shares, which is 1.7 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. Shares were up 2.1% to $38.41. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $1.37 (3.7%) from a price of $37.04 on March 19, 2012. The stock is trading 7.2% above its 50-day moving average and 18.1% above its 200-day moving average.

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