Dollar General, SXC Health Solutions Among Stocks Down on Above-average Volume Monday

Published August 27, 2012

| FOXBusiness

Here are stocks that are down on high volume today:

  • Dollar General (DG) traded on a volume of 4.7 million, or two its average daily volume, but its price was down. Closing at $48.85, shares slipped 1.6%. Shares are down over the last two months as the price has dropped $4.88 (-9.1%) from a price of $53.73 on June 28, 2012. The stock has dropped a step closer to its 200-day moving average, sitting just 0.6% above the mark.

  • SXC Health Solutions (CTRX) experienced a price drop on above-average volume today, with two million shares, or 3.8 its average daily volume, changing hands. With a closing price of $88.99, shares were off 3.3%.

  • Trading with volume of two million, or 1.7 its average daily volume, Family Dollar Stores (FDO) saw its price drop on above-normal volume. Shares were down 1.3% to $61.53. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $6.22 (-9.2%) from $67.75 on May 31, 2012. The stock is trading at 93.6% of its 50-day moving average and 95.5% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Maxim Integrated Products (MXIM) saw its price drop on above-normal volume today, as 3.8 million shares have changed hands or 1.8 times its average daily volume. Closing at $27.07, shares were down 3.9%. Shares have shown some positive movement over the last two months as the price has climbed $2.16 (8.7%) from a price of $24.91 on June 28, 2012. The stock has dropped a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting just 0.1% above the mark.

  • After trading at a volume of 1.5 million, or 1.8 its average daily volume, (JBHT) saw its price drop. Closing at $53.12, shares slipped 2.3%. The stock is down over the last two months, having fallen $4.62 (-8%) from a price of $57.74 on June 28, 2012. The stock is trading at 95.8% of its 50-day moving average and 97.2% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Trading at a volume of 1.5 million, or 1.8 its average daily volume, Albemarle Corporation (ALB) was down on high volume today. Shares were down 1.9%, closing at $55.31. The stock has been sinking recently, and shares are down $5.85 (-9.6%) from a price of $61.16 on August 20, 2012. The stock is trading at 94.2% of its 50-day moving average and 91.3% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Newell Rubbermaid (NWL) experienced a price drop on above-average volume today, with 4.4 million shares, or 1.9 its average daily volume, changing hands. Shares fell 2% to $17.29. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $1.11 (-6%) from $18.40 on May 31, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $17.51 today.

  • Pentair (PNR) traded on a volume of 1.7 million, or 1.9 its average daily volume, but its price was down. With a closing price of $42.61, shares dropped 1.3%. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $5.50 (14.8%) from a price of $37.11 on June 28, 2012. The stock has dropped a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting just 1.1% above the mark.

  • BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty (BPT) was down on high volume, trading with volume of 657,893, or 2.9 its average daily volume. Shares were off 6% to $102.39. The stock has been losing steam over the last month, dipping $13.55 (-11.7%) from a price of $115.94 on July 27, 2012. The stock is trading at 88.4% of its 50-day moving average and 87.2% of its 200-day moving average.

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