Procter & Gamble, McDonald's Among Stocks Up on High Volume Thursday

Published July 12, 2012

| FOXBusiness

These stocks are up on high volume today:

  • Procter & Gamble (PG) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 36.9 million shares, which is 2.1 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. The stock price hit $63.70, a 3.7% increase. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $3.08 (-4.6%) from $66.78 on April 16, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $61.69 today.

  • McDonald's (MCD) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 11.6 million, or 2.2 times its average daily volume. Shares were up 2.7% to $91.93. Share price is up, having risen $4.42 (5.1%) from $87.51 on June 12, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $89.19 today.

  • Pfizer (PFE) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 42.8 million shares, which is 1.9 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. Shares climbed 1.5% to $22.67. Share price went up over the last three months, now up 69 cents (3.1%) from $21.98 on April 16, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $22.44 today.

  • After trading at a volume of 9.9 million, or two times its average, Anadarko Petroleum (APC) was up on high volume today. The stock price hit $68.12, a 2.3% increase. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $5.25 (-7.2%) from a price of $73.37 on April 16, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $63.99 today.

  • Yum Brands (YUM) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 7.8 million, or 1.7 times its average daily volume. Share price increased 1.9% to $63.14. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $9.11 (-12.6%) from $72.25 on April 16, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 96.1% of the mark.

  • After trading at a volume of 1.1 million, or 1.7 times its average, AutoZone (AZO) was up on high volume today. Shares rose 3.7% to $382.45. The stock has seen some positive movement recently as shares are up $15.90 (4.3%) from a price of $366.55 on July 5, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $375.18 today.

  • WW Grainger (GWW) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 1.2 million, or two times its average daily volume. The stock price reached $185.43, a 3.6% increase. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $30.16 (-14%) from $215.59 on April 16, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 99.1% of the mark.

  • Teradata (TDC) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 3.1 million, or 1.5 times its standard daily volume. The stock price experienced a 3.2% increase, coming in at $64.84. The stock has seen some negative movement recently as shares are down $7.78 (-10.7%) from a price of $72.62 on July 5, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 93.9% of the mark.

  • ACE (ACE) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 2.7 million shares, which is 1.7 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. Share price improved 1.8% to $71.52. The stock has been on a downward trajectory over the last two months, sliding $3.96 (-5.2%) from a price of $75.48 on May 14, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 98.6% of the mark.

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