Today, a few stocks are down on high volume:

  • Trading with volume of seven million, or 1.9 its average daily volume, Monster Beverage (MNST) saw its price drop on above-normal volume. Closing at $53.27, shares were down 1.8%.

  • Trading at a volume of four million, or 2.1 its average daily volume, Motorola Solutions (MSI) was down on high volume today. Shares were down 1.5% to $47.36. Share price is up $1.41 (3.1%) from $45.95 on July 13, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $47.24 today.

  • Dollar Tree (DLTR) traded on a volume of 3.2 million, or two its average daily volume, but its price was down. The stock price declined 1.1%, closing at $50.15. The stock is trading at 84.3% of its 50-day moving average and 60.2% of its 200-day moving average.

  • InterOil Corporation (IOC) was trading down on above-average volume with 782,327 shares moving, or 1.7 its average daily volume. The stock price dropped 4.4% to $87.04. The stock is trading 10.9% above its 50-day moving average and 24.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The Hain Celestial Group (HAIN) saw its price drop on above-normal volume today, as 1.2 million shares have changed hands or 3.1 times its average daily volume. The stock price declined 3.8%, closing at $51.72. The stock has been going in a negative direction over the last month, dropping $5.02 (-8.8%) from a price of $56.74 on July 13, 2012. The stock is trading 5.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Global Payments (GPN) experienced a price drop on above-average volume today, with 1.2 million shares, or 1.8 its average daily volume, changing hands. Closing at $42.40, shares slipped 1.2%. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $1.81 (4.5%) from a price of $40.59 on June 14, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $42.92 today.

  • Assurant (AIZ) traded on a volume of 1.5 million, or 1.8 its average daily volume, but its price was down. With a closing price of $34.91, shares were off 2.6%. Shares are down, having dropped $1.74 (-4.7%) from a price of $36.65 on August 6, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $35.02 today.

  • Penn West Petroleum (PWE) was down on high volume, trading with volume of 3.1 million, or two its average daily volume. The stock price dropped 4.6% to $14.27. Share price is up, having risen $1.58 (12.5%) from $12.69 on July 13, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $13.44 today.

  • Trading with volume of 3.2 million, or 1.5 its average daily volume, The Blackstone Group L.P (BX) saw its price drop on above-normal volume. Shares fell 2.5% to $13.40. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $1.18 (9.7%) from a price of $12.22 on May 16, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $13.29 today.