Humana, The Shaw Group Among Stocks Down on High Volume Tuesday

Published July 31, 2012

| FOXBusiness

There are a few stocks down on high volume today:

  • Today, Humana (HUM) is down on high volume, trading at a volume of 6.2 million, or 3.1 times its average daily volume. Trading at $60.61, the stock is down 14.1%. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $20.78 (-25.5%) from $81.39 on May 3, 2012. The stock is trading at 80.5% of its 50-day moving average and 73.8% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Trading at a volume of 8.4 million, or 1.9 times its average daily volume, The Shaw Group (SHAW) is down on high volume today. A decrease of 6.6% has brought the stock price to $38.76. The stock is trading 44.5% above its 50-day moving average and 28.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Ecolab (ECL) is trading down on a volume of 2.3 million, or 1.7 times its average daily volume. Shares have fallen 3.7% to $65.62. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $3.70 (6%) from a price of $61.92 on June 1, 2012. The stock is trading 3.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Masco (MAS) is down on high volume today, trading with volume of 11 million, or 1.6 times its average daily volume. The stock price has slipped 5.9% to $12.34. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $2.08 (-14.4%) from $14.42 on May 3, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 200-day moving average of $12.74 today.

  • Shire Plc. (SHPG) is trading down on above-normal volume today, seeing a price drop on a volume of one million, or 2.7 times its average daily volume. At $86.99, shares are down 3%.

  • Trading at a volume of 629,105, or 1.6 times its average daily volume, PartnerRe (PRE) is down on high volume today. Trading at $71.48, the stock is down 4.3%. The stock has been losing steam over the last month, falling $4.19 (-5.5%) from a price of $75.67 on June 29, 2012. The stock has dropped a step closer to its 200-day moving average, sitting just 2.5% above the mark.

  • LPL Investment Holdings (LPLA) is trading down on a volume of 1.6 million, or 9.7 times its average daily volume. The stock price has sunk 12.9% to $27.93. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $6.59 (-19.1%) from a price of $34.52 on May 3, 2012. The stock is trading at 84.3% of its 50-day moving average and 83.1% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Today, Comstock Resources (CRK) is down on high volume, trading at a volume of 2.6 million, or 1.6 times its average daily volume. The stock price has dropped 4.3% to $17.01. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, increasing $3.36 (24.6%) from a price of $13.65 on June 1, 2012. The stock is trading 5.2% above its 50-day moving average and 7.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Trading at a volume of 322,399, or 2.5 times its average daily volume, MicroStrategy Incorporated (MSTR) is down on high volume today. The stock price is $115.37, reflecting a 3% decrease. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $40.87 (-26.2%) from $156.24 on May 3, 2012. The stock is trading at 95.6% of its 50-day moving average and 90.2% of its 200-day moving average.

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