Barrick Gold Corporation, WellPoint Included in Stocks Up on High Volume Thursday

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These stocks are up on high volume today:

  • Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 15.8 million, or 1.7 times its average daily volume. Share price went up 6.2% to $37.41. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $11.04 (-22.8%) from $48.45 on February 21, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 94% of the mark.

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  • WellPoint (NYSE:WLP) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 3.5 million shares, which is 1.7 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. At $66.45, share price improved 1.8%. Over the last month, the share price has dropped $2.72 (-3.9%) from $69.17 on April 18, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 200-day moving average, sitting at just 98.6% of the mark.
  • Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 20.2 million, or 2.8 times its average daily volume. The stock price was up 1.7% to $8.35. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing 75 cents (-8.2%) from $9.10 on February 21, 2012. The stock has moved down across its 50-day moving average of $8.15 today.
  • Xerox (NYSE:XRX) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 20.7 million, or 1.6 times its average daily volume. The stock price hit $7.27, a 1.1% increase. The stock has been on a downward trajectory over the last two months, sliding 98 cents (-11.9%) from a price of $8.25 on March 20, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 200-day moving average, sitting at just 90.9% of the mark.
  • Legg Mason (NYSE:LM) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as six million shares, which is 2.2 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. At $24.43, share price climbed 1.6%. The stock is down over the last two months, having fallen $4.42 (-15.3%) from a price of $28.85 on March 20, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 200-day moving average, sitting at just 93.3% of the mark.
  • AngloGold Ashanti (NYSE:AU) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 3.5 million, or 1.6 times its standard daily volume. The stock price experienced a 2.7% increase, coming in at $32.53. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $10.50 (-24.4%) from a price of $43.03 on February 21, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 95.7% of the mark.
  • After trading at a volume of 1.3 million, or 1.8 times its average, Randgold Resources (NASDAQ:GOLD) was up on high volume today. Share price went up 3.4% to $76.55. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $36.51 (-32.3%) from $113.06 on February 21, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 90.3% of the mark.
  • Compania de Minas Buenaventura (NYSE:BVN) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 2.2 million, or 2.1 times its average daily volume. Shares increased 1.1% to $36.03. The stock has been going in a negative direction over the last month, dropping $5.84 (-13.9%) from a price of $41.87 on April 18, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 90.3% of the mark.
  • Gold Fields (NYSE:GFI) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 6.3 million shares, which is 1.5 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. The stock price was up 1.7% to $11.99. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $3.83 (-24.2%) from $15.82 on February 21, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 93.2% of the mark.

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