Caterpillar, Broadcom Among Stocks Up on High Volume Wednesday

Published July 25, 2012

| FOXBusiness

Here are stocks that are up on high volume:

  • After trading at a volume of 19.8 million, or 2.8 times its average, Caterpillar (CAT) was up on high volume today. The stock price hit $82.60, a 1.4% increase. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $21.96 (-21%) from $104.56 on April 27, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 98.3% of the mark.

  • Broadcom (BRCM) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 17.7 million, or 1.8 times its standard daily volume. The stock price experienced a 7.2% increase, coming in at $32.98. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $3.49 (-9.6%) from a price of $36.47 on April 27, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $32.41 today.

  • PepsiCo (PEP) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 8.2 million shares, which is 1.5 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. The stock price reached $70.30, a 2.2% increase. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $4.20 (6.4%) from a price of $66.10 on April 27, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $69.47 today.

  • After trading at a volume of 12.8 million, or 1.8 times its average, Eli Lilly & (LLY) was up on high volume today. The stock price was up 2.7% to $43.12. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $2.01 (4.9%) from a price of $41.11 on May 25, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $42.53 today.

  • Boeing (BA) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 6.1 million, or 1.5 times its standard daily volume. Shares increased 2.8% to $74.03. Shares have shown some positive movement over the last two months as the price has climbed $4.03 (5.8%) from a price of $70 on May 25, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $72.33 today.

  • BHP Billiton (BHP) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 6.7 million shares, which is 2.2 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. At $63.35, share price went up 1.3%. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $10.90 (-14.7%) from $74.25 on April 27, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 99.6% of the mark.

  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 3.1 million, or 2.2 times its standard daily volume. The stock price experienced a 7.7% increase, coming in at $105.13. Share price is up, having risen $9.23 (9.6%) from $95.90 on June 25, 2012. The stock is trading 8.4% above its 50-day moving average and 16.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Thermo Fisher (TMO) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 5.7 million, or 2.8 times its average daily volume. The stock price hit $54.14, a 8.8% increase. Share price is up $4.31 (8.6%) from $49.83 on June 25, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $51.28 today.

  • Baxter International (BAX) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 5.2 million, or 1.6 times its standard daily volume. The stock price reached $56.83, a 3.4% increase. Share price is up, having risen $5.44 (10.6%) from $51.39 on June 25, 2012. The stock is trading 7.1% above its 50-day moving average and 4.6% above its 200-day moving average.

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