A few stocks are down on high volume today:

  • American Capital Agency (AGNC) is trading down on above-normal volume today, seeing a price drop on a volume of 24.4 million, or 3.1 times its average daily volume. At $33.24, shares are down 2.4%. The stock has been sinking recently, and shares are down $1.90 (-5.4%) from a price of $35.14 on July 31, 2012. The stock is trading 4.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Today, CVS Caremark (CVS) is down on high volume, trading at a volume of 12.2 million, or 1.5 times its average daily volume. The stock price has slipped 1.7% to $44.14. The share price has dropped $3.15 (-6.7%) from $47.29 on July 9, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 200-day moving average of $44.60 today.

  • Health Care REIT (HCN) is trading down on a volume of 5.9 million, or 3.7 times its average daily volume. The stock price had dipped 2.5% to $59.08. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $3.12 (5.6%) from a price of $55.96 on June 8, 2012. The stock is trading 4.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Trading at a volume of 7.5 million, or 6.1 times its average daily volume, Nu Skin (NUS) is down on high volume today. Shares are down 9.6% to $44.19. The stock has seen some negative movement recently as shares are down $6.82 (-13.4%) from a price of $51.01 on July 31, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $46.81 today.

  • Annaly Capital Management (NLY) is down on high volume today, trading with volume of 20 million, or two times its average daily volume. At $16.52, shares are down 1.6%. Shares are down, having dropped 91 cents (-5.2%) from a price of $17.43 on July 31, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 200-day moving average of $16.59 today.

  • Elan Corporation plc (ELN) is trading down on above-normal volume today, seeing a price drop on a volume of 19.3 million, or 3.1 times its average daily volume. The stock is down 5.3% to $10.65. Over the last month, the share price has dropped $3.71 (-25.8%) from $14.36 on July 9, 2012. The stock is trading at 81.6% of its 50-day moving average and 79.8% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Trading at a volume of 2.6 million, or 4.5 times its average daily volume, Church & Dwight (CHD) is down on high volume today. The stock price is $51.80, reflecting a 7% decrease. Shares are down $5.81 (-10.1%) from a price of $57.61 on July 31, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 200-day moving average of $51.82 today.

  • Charter Communications (CHTR) is seeing its price fall on above-normal volume today, as 1.2 million shares have moved, or 2.2 times its average daily volume. Shares have dropped 1.3% to $76.59. Shares have shown some positive movement over the last two months as the price has climbed $12.47 (19.4%) from a price of $64.12 on June 8, 2012. The stock is trading 5.2% above its 50-day moving average and 15% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Today, McDermott International (MDR) is down on high volume, trading at a volume of 6.7 million, or 2.2 times its average daily volume. A decrease of 6.6% has brought the stock price to $11.21. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $1.32 (13.3%) from a price of $9.89 on May 10, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $11.22 today.