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

  • Hudson City Bancorp (HCBK) is trading down on above-average volume today, seeing a price drop on a volume of 30 million, or 2.7 times its average daily volume. The stock price has dropped 2% to $7.30. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $1.42 (24.1%) from a price of $5.88 on June 1, 2012. The stock is trading 14.5% above its 50-day moving average and 11% above its 200-day moving average.

  • ASML (ASML) is seeing its price fall on above-normal volume today, as 2.4 million shares have moved, or 2.2 times its average daily volume. Shares have fallen 3% to $56.28. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $2.51 (4.3%) from a price of $58.79 on July 30, 2012. The stock has dropped a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting just 0.3% above the mark.

  • M&T Bank (MTB) is trading down on a volume of 1.2 million, or 1.9 times its normal daily volume. The stock price has sunk 1.3% to $88.65. The stock has risen $10.08 (12.8%) over the last three months from a price of $78.57 on June 1, 2012. The stock is trading 3.3% above its 50-day moving average and 5.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Trading at a volume of 2.5 million, or 3.9 times its average daily volume, Polypore International (PPO) is down on high volume today. Shares are off 7.3% to $31.51. The stock has been declining in the last two months, down $8.88 (-22%) from a price of $40.39 on June 29, 2012. The stock is trading at 90% of its 50-day moving average and 83.4% of its 200-day moving average.

  • BP Prudhoe Bay Royalty (BPT) is seeing its price fall on above-normal volume today, as 707,984 shares have moved, or 2.5 times its average daily volume. At $97, shares are down 5.3%. Over the last month, the share price has dropped $19.60 (-16.8%) from $116.60 on July 30, 2012. The stock is trading at 84.2% of its 50-day moving average and 82.7% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Robert Half International (RHI) is trading down on above-average volume today, seeing a price drop on a volume of 1.7 million, or 1.8 times its average daily volume. The stock price has slipped 2% to $26.28. The stock has been slipping recently, and shares are down $2.46 (-8.6%) from a price of $28.74 on August 21, 2012. The stock is trading at 94% of its 50-day moving average and 92% of its 200-day moving average.

  • Perfect World (PWRD) is down on high volume today, trading with volume of 2.1 million, or 2.4 times its average daily volume. The stock price has decreased 1.4% to $10.37. The stock has seen some negative movement recently as shares are down $1.07 (-9.4%) from a price of $11.44 on August 21, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $10.32 today.

  • Brown Shoe Company (BWS) is trading down on a volume of 1.2 million, or 2.5 times its standard daily volume. The stock price has sunk 6.2% to $14.45. Share price is up, having risen 73 cents (5.3%) from $13.72 on July 30, 2012. The stock is trading 3.8% above its 50-day moving average and 20.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Echo Global Logistics (ECHO) is trading down on a volume of 199,868, or 2.4 times its average daily volume. Shares are off 6.2% to $18.10. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $1.34 (8%) from a price of $16.76 on June 1, 2012. The stock has dropped a step closer to its 200-day moving average, sitting just 1.6% above the mark.