Eli Lilly &, Research In Motion Included in Stocks Up on High Volume Friday

Published August 10, 2012

| FOXBusiness

These are the stocks that are up on above-average volume today:

  • Eli Lilly & (LLY) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 11.7 million, or 1.9 times its standard daily volume. Shares went up 2.1% to $43.60. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $3.02 (7.4%) from a price of $40.58 on May 15, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $43.13 today.

  • Research In Motion (RIMM) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 34.2 million, or 1.6 times its average daily volume. At $8.29, share price increased 6.3%. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $2.81 (-25.3%) from $11.10 on May 15, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $7.72 today.

  • Smithfield Foods (SFD) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 5.6 million shares, which is 2.5 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. The stock price reached $18.89, a 2.6% increase. Shares are down over the last two months as the price has dropped 68 cents (-3.5%) from a price of $19.57 on June 13, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 99% of the mark.

  • Magna International (MGA) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 2.1 million, or 2.4 times its average daily volume. The stock price hit $44.21, a 4.7% increase. Shares have been on an upward trajectory over the past month, rising $5.37 (13.8%) from a price of $38.84 on July 12, 2012. The stock is trading 10.6% above its 50-day moving average and 5.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Level three Communications (LVLT) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 3.8 million shares, which is 1.6 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. Shares improved 8.7% to $21.94.

  • GameStop (GME) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 4.7 million, or 1.7 times its average daily volume. The stock price experienced a 5.4% increase, coming in at $17.74. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $2.88 (-14%) from $20.62 on May 15, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $16.88 today.

  • Focus Media (FMCN) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 3.4 million, or 1.8 times its standard daily volume. The stock price reached $23.38, a 7.6% increase. Share price is up $4.44 (23.4%) from $18.94 on July 12, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 200-day moving average of $22.05 today.

  • The Valspar Corporation (VAL) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 1.2 million, or 1.5 times its average daily volume. The stock price was up 1.1% to $52.59. The stock has risen $6.13 (13.2%) over the last three months from a price of $46.46 on May 15, 2012. The stock is trading 4.5% above its 50-day moving average and 8.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Oasis Petroleum (OAS) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 1.6 million, or 1.5 times its average daily volume. Share price climbed 3.6% to $29.80. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $5.95 (24.9%) from a price of $23.85 on June 13, 2012. The stock is trading 15.3% above its 50-day moving average and 5.6% above its 200-day moving average.

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