There are a few stocks that are down on high volume today:

  • Markwest Energy Partners (MWE) is trading down on a volume of 5.4 million, or 13.1 times its normal daily volume. The stock price has sunk 4.1% to $50.59. The stock has been losing steam over the last month, dipping $2.65 (-5%) from a price of $53.24 on July 16, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $51.94 today.

  • Dicks Sporting Goods (DKS) is trading down on above-normal volume today, seeing a price drop on a volume of 4.3 million, or three times its average daily volume. Trading at $48.59, the stock is down 3.9%. Share price is up 61 cents (1.3%) from $47.98 on July 16, 2012. The stock is trading 3.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Today, NCR Corporation (NCR) is down on high volume, trading at a volume of 5.9 million, or 2.5 times its average daily volume. At $22.46, shares are down 10.6%. The stock has been slipping recently, and shares are down $3.18 (-12.4%) from a price of $25.64 on August 7, 2012. The stock is trading 3.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The Valspar Corporation (VAL) is trading down on a volume of 1.4 million, or 1.6 times its normal daily volume. The stock price had dipped 4.7% to $50.44. Share price improved over the last three months, now up $4.92 (10.8%) from $45.52 on May 17, 2012. The stock is trading 4.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • CRH (CRH) is down on high volume today, trading with volume of 3.8 million, or 43.6 times its average daily volume. The stock price has sunk 5% to $18.30. The stock has risen $1.32 (7.8%) over the last three months from a price of $16.98 on May 17, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $18.61 today.

  • Trading at a volume of one million, or 4.9 times its average daily volume, Towers Watson & (TW) is down on high volume today. Trading at $51.90, the stock is down 11.4%. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $11.44 (-18.1%) from $63.34 on May 17, 2012. The stock is trading at 88.2% of its 50-day moving average and 84.4% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Education Realty (EDR) is trading down on a volume of 3.7 million, or 7.9 times its average daily volume. The stock price has decreased 2.2% to $11.07. The share price has been slipping in the last month, down 46 cents (-4%) from $11.54 on July 16, 2012. The stock has dropped a step closer to its 200-day moving average, sitting just 1.4% above the mark.

  • Peregrine Pharmaceuticals (PPHM) is trading down on a volume of 9.4 million, or 4.4 times its normal daily volume. The stock price has dropped 10.3% to $2.56. The stock is trading 84.3% above its 50-day moving average and 66.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Trading at a volume of 952,239, or 2.4 times its average daily volume, Flowers Foods (FLO) is down on high volume today. Shares have dropped 2.3% to $20.40. Shares are down over the last two months as the price has dropped $2.63 (-11.4%) from a price of $23.03 on June 15, 2012. The stock is trading at 93.7% of its 50-day moving average and 97.1% of its 200-day moving average.