Aetna, Check Point Software Technologies Among Stocks Down on Above-average Volume Friday

Published June 15, 2012

| FOXBusiness

A few stocks are down on high volume today:

  • Aetna (AET) was trading down on above-average volume with 7.2 million shares moving, or 1.5 its average daily volume. Shares were off 1.2% to $40.99. The stock has been on a downward trajectory over the last two months, dropping $6.92 (-14.4%) from a price of $47.91 on April 18, 2012. The stock is trading at 96.7% of its 50-day moving average and 93.5% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Trading at a volume of 3.7 million, or 1.8 its average daily volume, Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP) was down on high volume today. With a closing price of $50.39, shares were off 1.6%. Shares are down over the last two months as the price has dropped $13.61 (-21.3%) from a price of $64 on April 18, 2012. The stock is trading at 92.8% of its 50-day moving average and 88.4% of its 200-day moving average.

  • After trading at a volume of 16 million, or 1.5 its average daily volume, (LUV) saw its price drop. Shares dropped 2.9% to $8.93. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $1.04 (13.2%) from a price of $7.89 on April 18, 2012. The stock is trading 4.5% above its 50-day moving average and 4.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Advance Auto Parts (AAP) was down on high volume, trading with volume of 1.8 million, or 1.6 its average daily volume. With a closing price of $69.74, shares were down 1.3%. The stock is down over the last two months, having fallen $20.94 (-23.1%) from a price of $90.68 on April 18, 2012. The stock is trading at 89.4% of its 50-day moving average and 88.1% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Compania de Minas Buenaventura (BVN) traded on a volume of 3.2 million, or 2.9 its average daily volume, but its price was down. Closing at $38.43, shares dropped 2.2%. The stock has been decreasing in the last two months, down $3.44 (-8.2%) from a price of $41.87 on April 18, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $39.27 today.

  • Rockwell Collins (COL) traded on a volume of 2.4 million, or 1.8 its average daily volume, but its price was down. Closing at $49.07, shares slipped 2%. The stock has been on a downward trajectory over the last two months, sinking $9.59 (-16.3%) from a price of $58.66 on April 18, 2012. The stock is trading at 95% of its 50-day moving average and 88.8% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Trading at a volume of 2.7 million, or 1.7 its average daily volume, CIT Group (CIT) was down on high volume today. The stock price dropped 1.2% to $33.41. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $9.36 (-21.9%) from $42.77 on March 20, 2012. The stock is trading at 94.3% of its 50-day moving average and 89.5% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Church & Dwight (CHD) was down on high volume after trading at a volume of 1.7 million, or 2.3 its average daily volume. Closing at $53.06, shares were down 1.2%. Share price rose over the last three months, now up $4.34 (8.9%) from $48.72 on March 20, 2012. The stock has dropped a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting just 0.4% above the mark.

  • Nielsen Hldg (NLSN) saw its price drop on above-normal volume today, as 2.9 million shares have changed hands or two times its average daily volume. Shares fell 2% to $26.81. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $3.82 (-12.5%) from $30.63 on March 20, 2012. The stock is trading at 95.7% of its 50-day moving average and 93.1% of its 200-day moving average.

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