Cisco Systems, Sprint Nextel Among Stocks Up on High Volume Thursday

Published August 09, 2012

| FOXBusiness

Today, these stocks are up on above-average volume:

  • Cisco Systems (CSCO) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 60.6 million shares, which is 1.5 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. The stock price reached $17.70, a 3.1% increase. Share price has been increasing, and is up $1.96 (12.5%) from a price of $15.74 on August 2, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $16.41 today.

  • Sprint Nextel (S) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 152 million shares, which is 1.5 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. The stock price experienced a 4.1% increase, coming in at $4.80. The stock is trading 5.1% above its 50-day moving average and 32.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Express Scripts (ESRX) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 10.3 million shares, which is two times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. At $62.51, share price climbed 2.9%. Shares have shown some positive movement over the last two months as the price has climbed $9.25 (17.4%) from a price of $53.26 on June 12, 2012. The stock is trading 11.4% above its 50-day moving average and 13.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • American Electric (AEP) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 6.7 million, or 2.2 times its average daily volume. The stock price was up 2.4% to $43.37. Share price is up, having risen $2.26 (5.5%) from $41.11 on July 11, 2012. The stock is trading 5% above its 50-day moving average and 8.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Nvidia (NVDA) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 19 million shares, which is two times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. The stock price reached $14.71, a 3.4% increase. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, rising $2.20 (17.6%) from a price of $12.51 on June 12, 2012. The stock is trading 11.7% above its 50-day moving average and 7.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Nabors Industries (NBR) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 17 million, or 1.9 times its standard daily volume. Shares were up 2.8% to $15.63. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $2.63 (20.2%) from a price of $13 on June 12, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $13.88 today.

  • Consol Energy (CNX) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as six million shares, which is 1.6 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. The stock price was up 6.4% to $33.08. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $5.87 (21.6%) from a price of $27.21 on June 12, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 200-day moving average of $32.17 today.

  • Canadian Natural Resource (CNQ) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as six million shares, which is 1.8 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. The stock price experienced a 6.1% increase, coming in at $31.63. Shares have been on on the rise over the past month, climbing $5.75 (22.2%) from a price of $25.88 on July 11, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 200-day moving average of $31.30 today.

  • NRG Energy (NRG) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 8.1 million, or 1.8 times its standard daily volume. The stock price hit $20.88, a 3.2% increase. The stock is trading 15.7% above its 50-day moving average and 19.1% above its 200-day moving average.

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