These stocks are up on high volume today:

  • Valero Energy (VLO) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 13.4 million, or 1.9 times its average daily volume. Share price increased 2.7% to $21.85. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $6.13 (-21.9%) from $27.98 on March 14, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 200-day moving average, sitting at just 92.7% of the mark.

  • State Street (STT) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 6.2 million, or 1.6 times its standard daily volume. Shares were up 1.5% to $42.79. Shares price has risen $3.27 (8.3%) from $39.52 on June 4, 2012. The stock is trading 1.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Nvidia (NVDA) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 20.8 million shares, which is 2.1 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. At $12.26, share price improved 1.2%. The stock has been sinking in the last two months, down $2.42 (-16.5%) from a price of $14.68 on April 12, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 96.9% of the mark.

  • Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 24.7 million shares, which is 2.3 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. The stock price reached $7.08, a 6.9% increase. The stock is trading 43% above its 50-day moving average and 59.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • HCA Holdings (HCA) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of three million, or 1.6 times its average daily volume. The stock price hit $26.09, a 1.3% increase. Shares are up, having risen $1.69 (6.9%) from a price of $24.40 on June 4, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $26.07 today.

  • After trading at a volume of 2.1 million, or 1.5 times its average, Francesca's Holdings (FRAN) was up on high volume today. Share price climbed 4.2% to $28.72.

  • Community Health Systems (CYH) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 2.5 million, or 2.7 times its average daily volume. The stock price was up 5.1% to $23.32. The stock has seen some positive movement recently as shares are up $2.32 (11%) from a price of $21 on June 4, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $22.52 today.

  • Alkermes (ALKS) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 2.3 million shares, which is 1.7 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. The stock price hit $15.75, a 2.3% increase. The stock has been on a downward trajectory over the last two months, dipping $2.24 (-12.5%) from a price of $17.99 on April 12, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 200-day moving average, sitting at just 91.9% of the mark.

  • Lincare Holdings (LNCR) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 1.3 million, or 1.6 times its standard daily volume. Shares increased 1% to $22.84. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $4.19 (-15.5%) from $27.03 on March 14, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 200-day moving average, sitting at just 92.4% of the mark.