Johnson & Johnson, Comcast Among Stocks Up on High Volume Tuesday

Published June 12, 2012

| FOXBusiness

These stocks are up on above-average volume today:

  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 23.7 million shares, which is 2.1 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. The stock price was up 1.5% to $63.08. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $1.99 (-3.1%) from a price of $65.07 on March 15, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 99.4% of the mark.

  • Comcast (CMCSA) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 24.6 million shares, which is 1.7 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. At $30.45, share price improved 1.7%. Share price has been climbing, and is up $1.42 (4.9%) from a price of $29.03 on June 5, 2012. The stock is trading 3.8% above its 50-day moving average and 9.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Express Scripts (ESRX) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 8.2 million shares, which is 1.8 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. Share price went up 2.7% to $53.26. Shares are down over the last two months as the price has dropped $3.72 (-6.5%) from a price of $56.98 on April 13, 2012. The stock is trading 3.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • After trading at a volume of 10.4 million, or 1.7 times its average, SanDisk (SNDK) was up on high volume today. The stock price reached $35.95, a 3.8% increase. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $13.75 (-27.7%) from $49.70 on March 15, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $35.05 today.

  • Valero Energy (VLO) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 16.3 million, or 2.1 times its average daily volume. At $22.28, share price increased 2%. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $5.74 (-20.5%) from $28.02 on March 15, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 99.6% of the mark.

  • CSX (CSX) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 12 million shares, which is 1.6 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. The stock price experienced a 3.8% increase, coming in at $21.77. Shares are up, having risen $1.44 (7.1%) from a price of $20.33 on June 5, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $21.39 today.

  • Carnival (CCL) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 6.5 million, or 1.5 times its average daily volume. The stock price was up 3.4% to $33.82. The stock has seen some positive movement recently as shares are up $2.75 (8.8%) from a price of $31.07 on June 5, 2012. The stock is trading 6% above its 50-day moving average and 5.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • After trading at a volume of 4.4 million, or 2.3 times its average, Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) was up on high volume today. The stock price hit $43.65, a 2.8% increase. Share price is up $2.70 (6.6%) from $40.95 on May 11, 2012. The stock is trading 6.9% above its 50-day moving average and 10% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Paccar (PCAR) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 4.4 million shares, which is 1.8 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. The stock price experienced a 3.8% increase, coming in at $39.44. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $8.31 (-17.4%) from $47.75 on March 15, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 99.9% of the mark.

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