UnitedHealth Group, WellPoint Among Stocks Down on High Volume Thursday

Published June 28, 2012

| FOXBusiness

Here are stocks that are down on high volume today:

  • UnitedHealth Group (UNH) is trading down on above-normal volume today, seeing a price drop on a volume of 15.6 million, or 2.2 times its average daily volume. The stock price has decreased 2.1% to $58.07. Share price is up, having risen $1.90 (3.4%) from $56.17 on May 30, 2012. The stock has dropped a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting just 1.4% above the mark.

  • WellPoint (WLP) is trading down on a volume of 11.9 million, or 3.3 times its average daily volume. Shares have dropped 5.7% to $65.53. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $7.42 (-10.2%) from $72.95 on April 2, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 200-day moving average of $67.84 today.

  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX) is trading down on above-average volume today, seeing a price drop on a volume of 9.6 million, or five times its average daily volume. The stock price has sunk 10.6% to $54.64. The stock is trading 18.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) is trading down on a volume of 12 million, or 10.2 times its normal daily volume. The stock price has dropped 5.6% to $43.42. The stock has been decreasing in the last two months, down $7.56 (-14.8%) from a price of $50.98 on May 1, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $44.69 today.

  • Aetna (AET) is trading down on a volume of 9.5 million, or 1.7 times its average daily volume. The stock price has slipped 3.8% to $39.42. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $10.81 (-21.5%) from $50.23 on April 2, 2012. The stock is trading at 94.8% of its 50-day moving average and 90.2% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Trading at a volume of 7.1 million, or three times its average daily volume, Cigna (CI) is down on high volume today. Shares are off 4.5% to $43.35. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $6.08 (-12.3%) from a price of $49.43 on April 2, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 200-day moving average of $45.07 today.

  • Family Dollar Stores (FDO) is trading down on above-average volume today, seeing a price drop on a volume of 4.4 million, or 1.8 times its average daily volume. Shares are off 3.2% to $66.90. The stock has risen $4.08 (6.5%) over the last three months from a price of $62.82 on April 2, 2012. The stock is trading 6.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Lululemon Athletica inc (LULU) is down on high volume today, trading with volume of 4.3 million, or 1.5 times its average daily volume. A decrease of 8.1% has brought the stock price to $56.85. Shares are down over the last two months as the price has dropped $19.20 (-25.2%) from a price of $76.05 on May 1, 2012. The stock is trading at 84% of its 50-day moving average and 86% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Humana (HUM) is seeing its price fall on above-normal volume today, as 2.9 million shares have moved, or 2.1 times its average daily volume. Shares are down 2.4% to $77.65. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $14.20 (-15.5%) from $91.85 on April 2, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $78.68 today.

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