Berkshire Hathaway, Walt Disney Included in Stocks Up on High Volume Monday

Published May 07, 2012

| FOXBusiness

A few stocks are up on high volume today:

  • Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 6.6 million shares, which is 1.7 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. Shares went up 1.9% to $82.47. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $3.60 (4.6%) from a price of $78.87 on March 8, 2012. The stock is trading 2.6% above its 50-day moving average and 5.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Walt Disney (DIS) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 11.8 million, or 1.6 times its average daily volume. The stock price hit $43.82, a 2.1% increase. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing 74 cents (1.7%) from a price of $43.08 on April 5, 2012. The stock is trading 2.3% above its 50-day moving average and 9.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Amrica Mvil S.A.B de C.V (AMX) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 11.6 million, or 1.8 times its standard daily volume. The stock price was up 4.5% to $28.25. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $4.52 (19%) from a price of $23.73 on March 8, 2012. The stock is trading 13.8% above its 50-day moving average and 15.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • United Continental Holdings (UAL) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 10.5 million shares, which is 2.1 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. Shares were up 5.9% to $23.59. Shares have shown some positive movement over the last two months as the price has climbed $3.63 (18.2%) from a price of $19.96 on March 8, 2012. The stock is trading 8.8% above its 50-day moving average and 12.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Dollar General (DG) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of four million, or 1.6 times its standard daily volume. Share price improved 1.4% to $48.21. The stock has risen $5.94 (14.1%) over the last three months from a price of $42.27 on February 8, 2012. The stock is trading 3.8% above its 50-day moving average and 11.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Ecolab (ECL) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 2.7 million, or 1.9 times its average daily volume. At $64.96, share price climbed 2.3%. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $5.63 (9.5%) from a price of $59.33 on March 8, 2012. The stock is trading 4.8% above its 50-day moving average and 9.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Tyson Foods (TSN) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 8.2 million shares, which is 1.7 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. The stock price reached $18.63, a 3.3% increase. Shares are down over the last two months as the price has dropped $1.02 (-5.2%) from a price of $19.65 on March 8, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $18.57 today.

  • TIM Participacoes (TSU) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 3.5 million, or 2.1 times its average daily volume. The stock price was up 2% to $28.09. The share price has been dropping in the last month, down $4.84 (-14.7%) from $32.93 on April 5, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 91.5% of the mark.

  • ICICI Bank (IBN) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 2.9 million shares, which is 1.5 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. Shares went up 2.2% to $31.64. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $6.08 (-16.1%) from $37.72 on February 8, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 92.8% of the mark.

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