Equinix, Nvidia Among Stocks Up on High Volume Wednesday

Published June 20, 2012

| FOXBusiness

These are stocks that are up on high volume today:

  • Equinix (EQIX) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as two million shares, which is 1.6 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. Shares were up 1.2% to $171.92. Share price is up $14.83 (9.4%) from $157.09 on May 21, 2012. The stock is trading 5.9% above its 50-day moving average and 18.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • After trading at a volume of 24.2 million, or 1.8 times its average, Nvidia (NVDA) was up on high volume today. Shares climbed 1.6% to $13.45. The stock has seen some positive movement recently as shares are up $1.27 (10.4%) from a price of $12.18 on June 13, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $12.49 today.

  • Marathon Petroleum (MPC) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 6.8 million shares, which is 2.1 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. The stock price hit $42.80, a 4.7% increase.

  • Applied Materials (AMAT) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 22.9 million shares, which is 1.7 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. The stock price experienced a 3.4% increase, coming in at $11.55. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $1.14 (-9%) from a price of $12.69 on March 23, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $10.84 today.

  • Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as five million shares, which is 1.7 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. Shares rose 1.9% to $51.73. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $19.05 (-26.9%) from $70.78 on March 23, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 99.5% of the mark.

  • After trading at a volume of 4.2 million, or 1.6 times its average, Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP) was up on high volume today. The stock price was up 3.9% to $50.55. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $12.07 (-19.3%) from $62.62 on March 23, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 94.5% of the mark.

  • GNC Holdings (GNC) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 4.5 million shares, which is 1.8 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. At $37.07, share price improved 1.6%. The stock has risen $2.44 (7%) over the last three months from a price of $34.63 on March 23, 2012. The stock is trading 10.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • EQT Corporation (EQT) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of three million, or 1.9 times its average daily volume. Share price climbed 2% to $50.75. Shares price has risen $5.14 (11.3%) from $45.61 on June 13, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 200-day moving average of $50.60 today.

  • Advanced Micro (AMD) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 23.2 million, or 1.8 times its standard daily volume. Shares rose 4.3% to $6.06. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $2.03 (-25.1%) from a price of $8.09 on March 23, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 200-day moving average, sitting at just 90.8% of the mark.

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