Yum Brands, Exelon Among Stocks Down on High Volume Friday

Published June 08, 2012

| FOXBusiness

There are a few stocks down on high volume today:

  • Yum Brands (YUM) was down on high volume after trading at a volume of 11.3 million, or 2.4 its average daily volume. Shares were down 3.3%, closing at $64.59. Over the last month, the share price has dropped $5.85 (-8.3%) from $70.44 on May 9, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 200-day moving average of $65.46 today.

  • Exelon (EXC) experienced a price drop on above-average volume today, with 14.8 million shares, or 2.2 its average daily volume, changing hands. Shares dropped 3.9% to $37.41. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $2.19 (-5.5%) from a price of $39.60 on March 13, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $37.86 today.

  • Trading with volume of 16.7 million, or 1.6 its average daily volume, US Steel (X) saw its price drop on above-normal volume. Shares fell 3.8% to $19.13. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $9.18 (-32.4%) from $28.31 on March 13, 2012. The stock is trading at 79.8% of its 50-day moving average and 71.8% of its 200-day moving average.

  • After trading at a volume of 1.8 million, or 1.8 its average daily volume, (SM) saw its price drop. Closing at $49.30, shares dropped 3.4%. The stock is trading at 82.5% of its 50-day moving average and 70.3% of its 200-day moving average.

  • After trading at a volume of 3.2 million, or 2.1 its average daily volume, (INCY) saw its price drop. Closing at $22.78, shares were down 1.8%. The stock is trading 4.6% above its 50-day moving average and 19.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Copa Holdings S.A (CPA) traded on a volume of 587,687, or 1.7 its average daily volume, but its price was down. Shares dropped 3.6% to $77.36. The stock has been slipping in the last two months, down $4.13 (-5.1%) from a price of $81.49 on April 11, 2012. The stock is trading 4.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Bio-Rad Laboratories (BIO) experienced a price drop on above-average volume today, with 223,617 shares, or 3.6 its average daily volume, changing hands. The stock price dropped 1.3% to $96.55. Shares are down over the last two months as the price has dropped $12.02 (-11.1%) from a price of $108.57 on April 11, 2012. The stock is trading at 94.5% of its 50-day moving average and 95.1% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Tellabs (TLAB) was down on high volume, trading with volume of 3.9 million, or 1.8 its average daily volume. At $3.53, the stock price has fallen 1.1%. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen 39 cents (-9.9%) from $3.92 on March 13, 2012. The stock is trading at 95.6% of its 50-day moving average and 90.3% of its 200-day moving average.

  • AU Optronics (AUO) was trading down on above-average volume with 2.3 million shares moving, or 2.1 its average daily volume. The stock price declined 5.9%, closing at $3.68. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $1.74 (-32.1%) from $5.42 on March 13, 2012. The stock is trading at 86.3% of its 50-day moving average and 78.6% of its 200-day moving average.

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