Amazon.com, PepsiCo Included in Stocks Up on High Volume Thursday

Published July 26, 2012

| FOXBusiness

A few stocks are up on high volume today:

  • After trading at a volume of 5.4 million, or 1.6 times its average, Amazon.com (AMZN) was up on high volume today. The stock price was up 1.4% to $220.01. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $11.89 (-5.1%) from $231.90 on April 30, 2012. The stock is trading 6.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • PepsiCo (PEP) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 9.4 million shares, which is 1.7 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. The stock price hit $71.22, a 1.3% increase. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $2.28 (3.3%) from a price of $68.94 on June 26, 2012. The stock is trading 2.4% above its 50-day moving average and 6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • After trading at a volume of 11.2 million, or 1.7 times its average, Starbucks (SBUX) was up on high volume today. The stock price reached $52.41, a 4% increase. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $4.96 (-8.7%) from $57.37 on April 30, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 200-day moving average of $52.37 today.

  • Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (POT) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 12.7 million, or 2.1 times its average daily volume. Share price rose 1.1% to $44.99. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $4.95 (12.4%) from a price of $40.04 on May 29, 2012. The stock is trading 5.3% above its 50-day moving average and 4.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • After trading at a volume of 32.3 million, or 1.9 times its average, Vale (VALE) was up on high volume today. Shares increased 1.4% to $17.65. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $4.55 (-20.5%) from a price of $22.20 on April 30, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 92.2% of the mark.

  • National Oilwell Varco (NOV) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 6.7 million shares, which is two times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. The stock price reached $73.31, a 8.9% increase. Shares have been on on the rise over the past month, climbing $12.41 (20.4%) from a price of $60.90 on June 26, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 200-day moving average of $72.07 today.

  • After trading at a volume of 6.4 million, or 1.8 times its average, BHP Billiton (BHP) was up on high volume today. Shares were up 2.4% to $64.88. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $9.42 (-12.7%) from $74.30 on April 30, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $63.61 today.

  • Covidien (COV) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 6.1 million shares, which is 2.1 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. Shares went up 4.1% to $53.26. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $1.97 (-3.6%) from $55.23 on April 30, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 200-day moving average of $52.08 today.

  • Colgate-Palmolive (CL) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 2.8 million, or 1.6 times its average daily volume. The stock price was up 4% to $106.38. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $7.44 (7.5%) from a price of $98.94 on April 30, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $102.37 today.

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