Nine stocks dropped to 52-week lows:

  • While trading on below-average volume, ProShares Trust Ultra VIX Short Term Futures ETF (UVXY) slid today, hitting and then dropping past its previous 52-week low to $5.70. The stock price is down 3.3% with a volume of 5.3 million.

  • The share price of Direxion Daily Large Cap Bear 3X Shares (SPXS) dropped today, reaching and then falling even farther past its previous 52-week low of $19.35 to $19.15. The stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares are down 1.2% and trading at a volume of 766,528.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Assisted Living Concepts (ALC) decreased today, hitting and then dropping past its previous 52-week low of $11.16 to $10.77. Trading at a volume of 318,392, the stock price is down 15.9%. The stock is trading at 77.3% of its 50-day moving average and 71.1% of its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, NTELOS Holdings (NTLS) declined today, hitting and then dropping past its previous 52-week low to $15.18. Shares have fallen 1.2%, trading at a volume of 140,552.

  • The share price of AVEO Pharmaceuticals (AVEO) slipped today, reaching and then falling even farther past its previous 52-week low of $9.26 to $8.62. The stock was trading on below-average volume. While trading at a volume of 243,248, the stock price has fallen 11.5%. The stock has seen some negative movement recently as shares are down $4.62 (-34.7%) from a price of $13.33 on July 30, 2012. The stock is trading at 69.3% of its 50-day moving average and 68.5% of its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of CVD Equipment Corporation (CVV) dipped today, reaching and then dropping even further past its previous 52-week low of $10.15 to $9.62. The stock was trading on above-average volume. The stock price has fallen 8.2% with a volume of 126,696. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $4.45 (-30.8%) from $14.47 on May 9, 2012. The stock is trading at 82.7% of its 50-day moving average and 79.1% of its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Powerwave Technologies (PWAV) fell today, hitting and then dropping past its previous 52-week low to 40 cents. Trading at a volume of 269,418, the stock price is down 4.5%.

  • While trading on above-average volume, China Shen Zhou Mining & Resources (SHZ) sunk today, hitting and then dropping past its previous 52-week low to 54 cents. On volume of 129,358 shares, the stock price is down 10.7%. The stock is trading at 75.8% of its 50-day moving average and 47.7% of its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of ProShares UltraPro Short Financials (FINZ) declined today, reaching and then falling even farther past its previous 52-week low of $35.89 to $35.35. The stock was trading on below-average volume. While trading at a volume of 1,500, the stock price has fallen 1.5%.