Today, these stocks are down on high volume:

  • Trading at a volume of 46.7 million, or 1.6 its average daily volume, Morgan Stanley (MS) was down on high volume today. Closing at $16.23, shares were down 4.2%. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $4.28 (-20.9%) from $20.51 on February 6, 2012. The stock is trading at 88.9% of its 50-day moving average and 92.7% of its 200-day moving average.

  • General Motors (GM) was down on high volume, trading with volume of 22.7 million, or 2.2 its average daily volume. The stock price declined 2.4%, closing at $22.37. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $4.33 (-16.2%) from $26.70 on February 6, 2012. The stock is trading at 91.8% of its 50-day moving average and 93.6% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Apache (APA) saw its price drop on above-normal volume today, as 4.7 million shares have changed hands or 1.7 times its average daily volume. The stock price dropped 3.7% to $91.96. Shares are down over the last two months as the price has dropped $11.35 (-11%) from a price of $103.31 on March 6, 2012. The stock is trading at 94.3% of its 50-day moving average and 93.5% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) experienced a price drop on above-average volume today, with 11.2 million shares, or 1.6 its average daily volume, changing hands. With a closing price of $37.98, shares dropped 3.5%. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $11.19 (-22.8%) from $49.17 on February 6, 2012. The stock is trading at 90.5% of its 50-day moving average and 82.1% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Pioneer Natural Res (PXD) was down on high volume after trading at a volume of 3.8 million, or 2.2 its average daily volume. Closing at $110.86, shares slipped 1.6%. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $7.59 (7.3%) from a price of $103.27 on March 6, 2012. The stock has dropped a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting just 2% above the mark.

  • Costco Wholesale (COST) traded on a volume of 4.7 million, or 2.2 its average daily volume, but its price was down. With a closing price of $84.24, shares were down 2.8%. The share price has dropped $6.15 (-6.8%) from $90.39 on April 3, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 200-day moving average of $85.20 today.

  • Humana (HUM) was down on high volume, trading with volume of 4.1 million, or 1.7 its average daily volume. Shares were down 3.1% to $81.39. The stock has been going in a negative direction over the last month, dropping $9.61 (-10.6%) from a price of $91 on April 3, 2012. The stock is trading at 92.5% of its 50-day moving average and 94.3% of its 200-day moving average.

  • After trading at a volume of 10.3 million, or 1.7 its average daily volume, (MRO) saw its price drop. Shares were down 4.3% to $27.65. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $5.25 (-16%) from a price of $32.90 on February 6, 2012. The stock is trading at 89.7% of its 50-day moving average and 92.2% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Trading at a volume of 4.4 million, or 1.6 its average daily volume, Teck Resources (TCK) was down on high volume today. With a closing price of $35.71, shares dropped 3.2%. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $6.98 (-16.4%) from $42.69 on February 6, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $36.49 today.