Apple, Ebay Included in Stocks Up on High Volume Wednesday

Published August 22, 2012

| FOXBusiness

Today, these stocks are up on above-average volume:

  • Apple (AAPL) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 20.1 million, or 1.5 times its average daily volume. The stock price was up 2% to $668.87. Share price is up $67.95 (11.3%) from $600.92 on July 24, 2012. The stock is trading 9% above its 50-day moving average and 14.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Ebay (EBAY) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 18.2 million shares, which is 1.8 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. Shares were up 2.5% to $47. Share price increased over the last three months, now up $6.65 (16.5%) from $40.35 on May 25, 2012. The stock is trading 7.5% above its 50-day moving average and 15.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Intuit (INTU) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 5.2 million, or 2.7 times its standard daily volume. The stock price experienced a 1.2% increase, coming in at $59.65. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $3.30 (5.9%) from a price of $56.35 on June 25, 2012. The stock is trading 1.9% above its 50-day moving average and 3.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Marathon Oil (MRO) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 9.4 million, or 1.7 times its average daily volume. The stock price was up 2.4% to $27.68. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $3.99 (16.8%) from a price of $23.69 on June 25, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $26.38 today.

  • After trading at a volume of 3.8 million, or 1.5 times its average, Devon Energy (DVN) was up on high volume today. At $61.23, share price climbed 1.8%. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $6.91 (12.7%) from a price of $54.32 on June 25, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $58.03 today.

  • Mead Johnson Nutrition (MJN) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 2.5 million shares, which is 1.6 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. The stock price hit $71.71, a 1.1% increase. Shares are down over the last two months as the price has dropped $15.29 (-17.6%) from a price of $87 on June 25, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 96.1% of the mark.

  • After trading at a volume of 1.3 million, or 1.7 times its average, Praxair (PX) was up on high volume today. The stock price was up 1.4% to $109.55. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $5.51 (5.3%) from a price of $104.04 on June 25, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 200-day moving average of $108.37 today.

  • PPG Industries (PPG) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 1.2 million, or 1.8 times its average daily volume. Share price went up 3.3% to $111.05. Shares have shown some positive movement over the last two months as the price has climbed $9.72 (9.6%) from a price of $101.33 on June 25, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $108.05 today.

  • Avalonbay Communities (AVB) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 846,481, or 1.7 times its average daily volume. Shares were up 1.2% to $143.30. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $6.23 (4.5%) from a price of $137.07 on June 25, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $143.26 today.

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