Monsanto, American Express Among Stocks Down on High Volume Friday

Published August 10, 2012

| FOXBusiness

Today, these stocks are down on high volume:

  • Trading with volume of 4.9 million, or 1.6 its average daily volume, Monsanto (MON) saw its price drop on above-normal volume. Shares were off 2.1% to $86.74. The stock has risen $14.66 (20.3%) over the last three months from a price of $72.08 on May 15, 2012. The stock has dropped a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting just 2.6% above the mark.

  • American Express (AXP) was trading down on above-average volume with 6.8 million shares moving, or 1.6 its average daily volume. With a closing price of $55.85, shares were down 1.1%. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $2.09 (-3.6%) from $57.94 on May 15, 2012. The stock has dropped a step closer to its 200-day moving average, sitting just 0.1% above the mark.

  • American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) was down on high volume, trading with volume of 9.5 million, or 2.2 its average daily volume. Shares dropped 2.5% to $20.93. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, rising $2.36 (12.7%) from a price of $18.57 on June 13, 2012. The stock is trading 3.3% above its 50-day moving average and 13.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Tripadvisor (TRIP) experienced a price drop on above-average volume today, with 3.8 million shares, or 1.5 its average daily volume, changing hands. Closing at $35.10, shares dropped 3%.

  • WW Grainger (GWW) was trading down on above-average volume with 646,704 shares moving, or 1.7 its average daily volume. Closing at $200.74, shares were down 1.8%. Shares have shown some positive movement over the last two months as the price has climbed $23.52 (13.3%) from a price of $177.22 on June 13, 2012. The stock has dropped a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting just 2.1% above the mark.

  • After trading at a volume of 2.1 million, or 1.5 its average daily volume, (RHT) saw its price drop. Shares were down 1.4% to $57.04. Shares have been on an upward trajectory over the past month, rising $6.56 (13%) from a price of $50.48 on July 12, 2012. The stock is trading 5.2% above its 50-day moving average and 6.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Family Dollar Stores (FDO) was down on high volume after trading at a volume of 1.7 million, or 2.4 its average daily volume. With a closing price of $63.71, shares dropped 1.8%. The stock has been on a downward trajectory over the last two months, declining $6.37 (-9.1%) from a price of $70.08 on June 13, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 200-day moving average of $64.22 today.

  • Royal Gold (RGLD) experienced a price drop on above-average volume today, with 1.1 million shares, or two its average daily volume, changing hands. Shares fell 1.7% to $75.50. Share price is up, having risen $1.92 (2.6%) from $73.58 on July 12, 2012. The stock is trading 6.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Tata Motors (TTM) traded on a volume of 1.9 million, or 1.6 its average daily volume, but its price was down. Shares dropped 1.4% to $21.04. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $5.15 (-19.7%) from $26.19 on May 15, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $20.88 today.

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