Here are the nine most popular stocks that hit 52-week lows:

  • While trading on below-average volume, Smithfield Foods (SFD) slid today, hitting and then dropping past its previous 52-week low to $17.55. Shares are down 3.8% and trading at a volume of 2.1 million. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $2.42 (-12%) from $20.10 on May 10, 2012. The stock is trading at 92% of its 50-day moving average and 84.7% of its 200-day moving average.

  • 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 $19.15 to $18.87. The stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price is down 2.6% with a volume of one million.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Assisted Living Concepts (ALC) decreased today, hitting and then dropping past its previous 52-week low of $10.61 to $9.20. The stock price has fallen 14.6% with a volume of 602,442. The stock is trading at 66.3% of its 50-day moving average and 60.6% of its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, USA Mobility (USMO) slipped today, hitting and then dropping past its previous 52-week low to $10.76. On volume of 79,687 shares, the stock price is down 1%. The share price has dropped $2.23 (-17%) from $13.11 on July 9, 2012. The stock is trading at 84.6% of its 50-day moving average and 82.2% of its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Digital Domain Media Group (DDMG) declined today, reaching and then falling even farther past its previous 52-week low of $4.02 to $3.99. The stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares have fallen 1.7%, trading at a volume of 95,451.

  • The share price of Deer Consumer Products (DEER) fell today, reaching and then dropping even further past its previous 52-week low of $2.25 to $2.12. The stock was trading on above-average volume. While trading at a volume of 79,395, the stock price has fallen 5.7%. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $1.10 (-34%) from a price of $3.24 on May 10, 2012. The stock is trading at 81.6% of its 50-day moving average and 63.4% of its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, ProShares UltraPro Short Financials (FINZ) sunk today, hitting and then dropping past its previous 52-week low of $35.35 to $35.21. Shares are down 1.4% and trading at a volume of 2,700.

  • While trading on below-average volume, ENGlobal Corporation (ENG) dropped today, hitting and then dropping past its previous 52-week low to $1.26. Shares are down 5.1% and trading at a volume of 20,096. The stock is trading at 86.1% of its 50-day moving average and 68.4% of its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of WidePoint Corporation (WYY) decreased today, reaching and then dropping even further past its previous 52-week low of 47 cents to 45 cents. The stock was trading on above-average volume. The stock price is down 4.2% with a volume of 34,609.