Mead Johnson Nutrition, Amgen Included in Stocks Up on High Volume Wednesday

Published July 11, 2012

| FOXBusiness

A few stocks are up on high volume today:

  • After trading at a volume of 7.8 million, or 2.5 times its average, Mead Johnson Nutrition (MJN) was up on high volume today. Shares rose 4% to $78.28. The stock has been decreasing in the last two months, down $4.94 (-5.9%) from a price of $83.22 on May 11, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 94.7% of the mark.

  • Amgen (AMGN) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 7.1 million, or 1.8 times its standard daily volume. Share price climbed 1.5% to $76.09. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $8.30 (12.2%) from a price of $67.79 on June 11, 2012. The stock is trading 6.6% above its 50-day moving average and 10.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 24.6 million, or 1.7 times its average daily volume. Shares were up 3% to $19.69. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $4.88 (-19.9%) from a price of $24.57 on April 13, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 94% of the mark.

  • Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 5.3 million, or 1.5 times its average daily volume. The stock price reached $84.09, a 1.3% increase. Share price is up $3.81 (4.7%) from $80.28 on June 11, 2012. The stock is trading 3.1% above its 50-day moving average and 5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • CenturyTel (CTL) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 8.2 million shares, which is 2.1 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. Share price went up 1.4% to $39.92. Shares have been on on the rise over the past month, climbing $2.34 (6.2%) from a price of $37.58 on June 11, 2012. The stock is trading 3.4% above its 50-day moving average and 4.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Vodafone (VOD) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 10.2 million, or 1.6 times its average daily volume. The stock price reached $28.59, a 1.6% increase. Share price is up $2.14 (8.1%) from $26.45 on June 11, 2012. The stock is trading 3.8% above its 50-day moving average and 4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • International Paper (IP) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 7.9 million shares, which is 2.3 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. The stock price hit $29.71, a 4% increase. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $3.26 (-9.9%) from $32.97 on April 13, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $29.11 today.

  • PNC Financial Services (PNC) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 3.4 million, or 1.6 times its average daily volume. Shares rose 2.9% to $61.41. The stock has been on a downward trajectory over the last two months, sliding $4.07 (-6.2%) from a price of $65.48 on May 11, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $60.13 today.

  • SAP (SAP) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of three million, or 1.7 times its average daily volume. The stock price was up 2.1% to $56.73. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $8.69 (-13.3%) from $65.42 on April 13, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 97.8% of the mark.

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