Johnson & Johnson, Apache Included in Stocks Up on High Volume Thursday

Published June 14, 2012

| FOXBusiness

Today, these stocks are up on above-average volume:

  • Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 33.9 million, or 1.6 times its average daily volume. The stock price was up 1.6% to $65.45. Share price has been increasing, and is up $2.65 (4.2%) from a price of $62.80 on June 7, 2012. The stock is trading 3.2% above its 50-day moving average and 1.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Apache (APA) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 6.2 million shares, which is two times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. The stock price hit $86.01, a 3.7% increase. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $22.59 (-20.8%) from a price of $108.60 on March 19, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $85.21 today.

  • After trading at a volume of 17.5 million, or 2.3 times its average, Kroger (KR) was up on high volume today. The stock price experienced a 6.1% increase, coming in at $22.58. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $1.55 (-6.4%) from $24.13 on March 19, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $22.34 today.

  • Polo Ralph Lauren (RL) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of two million, or 2.2 times its standard daily volume. The stock price was up 2.1% to $142.72. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $33.88 (-19.2%) from $176.60 on March 19, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 93.1% of the mark.

  • Southwestern Energy (SWN) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 10.1 million shares, which is 1.9 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. The stock price hit $26.94, a 4.3% increase. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $7.76 (-22.4%) from $34.70 on March 19, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 94.2% of the mark.

  • Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of seven million, or two times its standard daily volume. The stock price reached $35.04, a 8.6% increase. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $4.47 (14.6%) from a price of $30.57 on April 17, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $33.47 today.

  • Mead Johnson Nutrition (MJN) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as two million shares, which is 1.5 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. The stock price was up 4.3% to $85.72. Share price is up, having risen $2.46 (3%) from $83.26 on May 15, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $82.23 today.

  • Health Care REIT (HCN) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 2.9 million, or two times its standard daily volume. Share price improved 1.4% to $56.59. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $2.39 (4.4%) from a price of $54.20 on April 17, 2012. The stock is trading 2.3% above its 50-day moving average and 4.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Kinross Gold Corporation (KGC) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 16.9 million, or 1.7 times its average daily volume. At $8.70, share price increased 5.7%. Shares have been on on the rise over the past month, climbing $1.39 (19%) from a price of $7.31 on May 15, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $8.31 today.

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