Here are stocks that are down on high volume today:

  • Trading with volume of 9.1 million, or 2.1 its average daily volume, Directv (DTV) saw its price drop on above-normal volume. Shares fell 2.6% to $48.80. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $4.56 (10.3%) from a price of $44.23 on June 5, 2012. The stock has dropped a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting just 2.1% above the mark.

  • Apache (APA) was down on high volume, trading with volume of 5.3 million, or 1.8 its average daily volume. Closing at $82.58, shares slipped 4.9%. Over the last month, the share price has dropped $7.61 (-8.4%) from $90.19 on July 3, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $84.92 today.

  • Transocean (RIG) saw its price drop on above-normal volume today, as 7.7 million shares have changed hands or 2.1 times its average daily volume. The stock price dropped 1.3% to $47.20. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $6.68 (16.5%) from a price of $40.52 on June 5, 2012. The stock has dropped a step closer to its 200-day moving average, sitting just 0.8% above the mark.

  • Parker-Hannifin (PH) experienced a price drop on above-average volume today, with 3.6 million shares, or 2.1 its average daily volume, changing hands. Closing at $78.85, shares were down 3.3%. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $5.86 (-6.9%) from $84.71 on May 7, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $77.15 today.

  • Ecolab (ECL) traded on a volume of 3.3 million, or 1.7 its average daily volume, but its price was down. Closing at $63.48, shares dropped 3.5%. The share price has dropped $5.48 (-7.9%) from $68.96 on July 3, 2012. The stock has dropped a step closer to its 200-day moving average, sitting just 0.3% above the mark.

  • CME Group (CME) saw its price drop on above-normal volume today, as 3.4 million shares have changed hands or 1.7 times its average daily volume. Shares fell 2.5% to $49.83. The stock is trading at 24.5% of its 50-day moving average and 19.8% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Trading with volume of 4.3 million, or 1.5 its average daily volume, Paccar (PCAR) saw its price drop on above-normal volume. With a closing price of $38.57, shares dropped 3.3%. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $2.48 (-6%) from $41.05 on May 7, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $38.19 today.

  • Spectra Energy (SE) was down on high volume, trading with volume of 4.4 million, or 1.6 its average daily volume. The stock price dropped 3.2% to $29.58. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $1.70 (6.1%) from a price of $27.88 on June 5, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $29.32 today.

  • Becton Dickinson (BDX) traded on a volume of 1.7 million, or 1.5 its average daily volume, but its price was down. Shares were down 1% to $74.42. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $2.30 (-3%) from $76.72 on May 7, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $74.49 today.