These are stocks that are up on high volume today:

  • Apple (AAPL) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 21.8 million, or 2.2 times its standard daily volume. Shares increased 2.6% to $665.15. Share price is up, having risen $60.85 (10.1%) from $604.30 on July 20, 2012. The stock is trading 9.2% above its 50-day moving average and 14.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Facebook Inc. - Class A (FB) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 100.2 million, or 1.9 times its average daily volume. The stock price hit $20.01, a 5% increase.

  • Medtronic (MDT) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 8.2 million shares, which is 2.3 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. At $41.45, share price climbed 1.5%. Share price is up $3.23 (8.5%) from $38.22 on July 20, 2012. The stock is trading 6.1% above its 50-day moving average and 7.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Dell (DELL) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 22.5 million, or 1.6 times its standard daily volume. Shares were up 2.8% to $12.56. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up 56 cents (4.7%) from a price of $12 on June 21, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $12.10 today.

  • Equinix (EQIX) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 1.4 million, or 2.9 times its average daily volume. The stock price reached $191, a 1.3% increase. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $23.08 (13.7%) from a price of $167.92 on July 20, 2012. The stock is trading 8.6% above its 50-day moving average and 17.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Agrium (AGU) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 1.6 million shares, which is 1.6 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. Share price rose 1.3% to $101.16. Share price increased over the last three months, now up $22 (27.8%) from $79.16 on May 23, 2012. The stock is trading 7.6% above its 50-day moving average and 15% above its 200-day moving average.

  • NRG Energy (NRG) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 6.7 million shares, which is 1.7 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. Shares were up 3.3% to $22.26. The stock is trading 17.2% above its 50-day moving average and 23.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Mellanox Technologies (MLNX) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 1.3 million, or 1.9 times its average daily volume. The stock price was up 2.1% to $113.19. The stock is trading 21.3% above its 50-day moving average and 44.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Southwest Airlines (LUV) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 14.4 million, or 2.1 times its average daily volume. The stock price hit $9.44, a 3.4% increase. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $1.08 (12.9%) from a price of $8.36 on May 23, 2012. The stock is trading 3.7% above its 50-day moving average and 6.9% above its 200-day moving average.