VMware, WW Grainger Among Stocks Up on High Volume Wednesday

Published July 18, 2012

| FOXBusiness

There are a few stocks that are up on high volume today:

  • VMware (VMW) is experiencing a price increase on above-average volume today. 4.3 million shares have moved, which is 1.8 times the stock's standard daily volume. At $89.60, the stock price is up 11.6%. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $21.64 (-19.5%) from $111.24 on April 20, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $89.24 today.

  • WW Grainger (GWW) is up on high volume today, trading with volume of 1.3 million, or two times its average daily volume. Shares have climbed 9.8% to $207.44. The stock has seen some positive movement recently as shares are up $28.42 (15.9%) from a price of $179.02 on July 11, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 200-day moving average of $196.68 today.

  • Today, Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP) is up on high volume, trading at a volume of 4.9 million, or 1.6 times its average daily volume. The stock price is $50.21, a 10.1% increase. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $13.84 (-21.6%) from a price of $64.05 on April 20, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $49.20 today.

  • Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) is experiencing a price increase on above-average volume today. 3.5 million shares have moved, which is 2.2 times the stock's standard daily volume. Share price has risen to $63.16, a 5.8% increase. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $10.25 (-14%) from $73.41 on April 20, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $62.78 today.

  • Amphenol (APH) is seeing its price rise on above-normal volume today, as 2.6 million shares, 3.4 times the stock's average daily volume, have moved. Shares have climbed 14.4% to $58.75. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $7.56 (14.8%) from a price of $51.19 on May 18, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 200-day moving average of $53.97 today.

  • Air Methods Corporation (AIRM) is experiencing a price increase on above-average volume today. 516,277 shares have moved, which is 5.1 times the stock's standard daily volume. At $107.17, the stock price has risen 8.3%. Share price climbed over the last three months, now up $20.52 (23.7%) from $86.65 on April 20, 2012. The stock is trading 15.1% above its 50-day moving average and 17.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • W.R. Grace & (GRA) is up on high volume today, trading with volume of 923,249, or 1.7 times its average daily volume. At $53.25, the stock price has climbed 3.4%. Shares have been on an upward trajectory over the past month, rising $4.09 (8.3%) from a price of $49.16 on June 18, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 200-day moving average of $52.39 today.

  • Trading with a volume of 550,800, or 1.6 times its average daily volume, athenahealth (ATHN) is up on high volume today. The stock price is $84.97, a 7.3% increase. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $12.95 (18%) from a price of $72.02 on May 18, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $79.44 today.

  • Today, Credit Suisse Group (CS) is up on high volume, trading at a volume of 2.3 million, or 1.6 times its average daily volume. The stock price is up 4.1% to $18.42. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $7.65 (-29.3%) from $26.07 on April 20, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 99.2% of the mark.

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