Today, these stocks are up on high volume:

  • Amazon.com (AMZN) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 4.3 million, or 1.9 times its average daily volume. The stock price reached $241.55, a 1.7% increase. Share price is up, having risen $24.08 (11.1%) from $217.47 on July 18, 2012. The stock is trading 6% above its 50-day moving average and 12.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • EMC (EMC) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 29 million shares, which is 2.1 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. Shares were up 3.2% to $26.26. Shares have been on on the rise over the past month, climbing $1.18 (4.7%) from a price of $25.08 on July 18, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $25.44 today.

  • After trading at a volume of 5.1 million, or 1.6 times its average, Baidu (BIDU) was up on high volume today. The stock price experienced a 2.7% increase, coming in at $133.66. Shares have been on an upward trajectory over the past month, rising $26.21 (24.4%) from a price of $107.45 on July 18, 2012. The stock is trading 11.8% above its 50-day moving average and 5.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • PepsiCo (PEP) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 8.7 million shares, which is 1.8 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. The stock price hit $73.58, a 1.3% increase. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $3.20 (4.5%) from a price of $70.38 on July 18, 2012. The stock is trading 3.5% above its 50-day moving average and 7.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Broadcom (BRCM) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 11.5 million, or 1.6 times its average daily volume. Share price increased 3.8% to $36.02. Share price is up $5.37 (17.5%) from $30.65 on July 18, 2012. The stock is trading 8.6% above its 50-day moving average and 5.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Symantec (SYMC) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 21.2 million, or 1.8 times its standard daily volume. The stock price reached $17.99, a 1.8% increase. Share price is up, having risen $4.41 (32.5%) from $13.58 on July 18, 2012. The stock is trading 17.2% above its 50-day moving average and 11.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • 3M (MMM) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 3.4 million, or 1.6 times its average daily volume. The stock price was up 1.3% to $93.74. Share price is up, having risen $2.87 (3.2%) from $90.87 on July 18, 2012. The stock is trading 4.1% above its 50-day moving average and 6.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Applied Materials (AMAT) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 25.8 million shares, which is 2.4 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. At $11.98, share price climbed 1.5%. Share price is up $1.30 (12.2%) from $10.68 on July 18, 2012. The stock is trading 7.9% above its 50-day moving average and 4.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • General Motors (GM) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 14.4 million, or 2.1 times its average daily volume. Shares were up 5.9% to $21.33. Shares have been on on the rise over the past month, climbing $1.26 (6.3%) from a price of $20.07 on July 18, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $19.97 today.