Today, these stocks are up on high volume:

  • Joy Global (JOY) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 12 million shares, which is 5.3 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. Shares increased 2.6% to $54.43.

  • After trading at a volume of 28.9 million, or two times its average, Morgan Stanley (MS) was up on high volume today. The stock price hit $14.81, a 1.4% increase. The stock has risen $2.45 (19.8%) over the last three months from a price of $12.36 on June 4, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $14.15 today.

  • JC Penney (JCP) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 13.9 million shares, which is 2.1 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. At $26.23, share price went up 3.7%. Share price is up $3.72 (16.5%) from $22.51 on July 31, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $22.61 today.

  • Windstream (WIN) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 14.6 million, or two times its average daily volume. The stock price reached $9.96, a 2.4% increase. Share price is up, having risen 0 cents (0%) from $9.96 on July 31, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $9.71 today.

  • Family Dollar Stores (FDO) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 2.2 million shares, which is 1.8 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. Shares climbed 3.2% to $63.50. The stock has been on a downward trajectory over the last two months, sinking $4.45 (-6.5%) from a price of $67.95 on July 2, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 200-day moving average, sitting at just 98.5% of the mark.

  • Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 2.6 million shares, which is 1.5 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. At $27.27, share price increased 1.2%. Share price is up $2.29 (9.2%) from $24.98 on July 31, 2012. The stock is trading 7.5% above its 50-day moving average and 4.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 907,866 shares, which is 1.7 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. Shares were up 1.3% to $54.16. Share price improved over the last three months, now up $4.85 (9.8%) from $49.31 on June 4, 2012. The stock is trading 3.5% above its 50-day moving average and 3.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Sociedad Quimica y Minera (SQM) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 599,285, or 1.7 times its standard daily volume. Share price went up 2.2% to $61.30. The stock has risen $10.18 (19.9%) over the last three months from a price of $51.12 on June 4, 2012. The stock is trading 3.3% above its 50-day moving average and 6.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • Brown-Forman (BF.B) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 411,884 shares, which is 1.8 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. The stock price was up 2.3% to $64.20. The stock is down over the last two months, having fallen $32.74 (-33.8%) from a price of $96.94 on July 2, 2012. The stock is trading at 79.6% of its 50-day moving average and 75.6% of its 200-day moving average.