Priceline.com, McDonald's Among Stocks Down on Above-average Volume Tuesday

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A few stocks are down on high volume today:

  • Priceline.com (NASDAQ:PCLN) was trading down on above-average volume with 2.1 million shares moving, or 1.8 its average daily volume. With a closing price of $716.20, shares were down 2.9%. Share price is up $48.55 (6.3%) from $764.75 on April 9, 2012. The stock is trading 16.9% above its 200-day moving average.

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  • McDonald's (NYSE:MCD) saw its price drop on above-normal volume today, as 12.3 million shares have changed hands or 2.4 times its average daily volume. Closing at $93.55, shares were down 2.1%. Over the last three months, the stock has lost $6.44 (-6.4%) from a price of $99.99 on February 9, 2012. The stock is trading at 96.5% of its 50-day moving average and 96.8% of its 200-day moving average.
  • Home Depot (NYSE:HD) was down on high volume after trading at a volume of 15.8 million, or 1.9 its average daily volume. Closing at $50.62, shares dropped 1.5%. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing 4 cents (0.1%) from a price of $50.58 on April 9, 2012. The stock is trading 11.7% above its 200-day moving average.
  • Vale (NYSE:VALE) traded on a volume of 28 million, or 1.5 its average daily volume, but its price was down. Shares were down 2.5%, closing at $20.90. The stock has lost momentum over the last three months, losing $5.30 (-20.2%) from $26.20 on February 9, 2012. The stock is trading at 91.5% of its 50-day moving average and 87.6% of its 200-day moving average.
  • After trading at a volume of 24.5 million, or 1.9 its average daily volume, (NYSE:HPQ) saw its price drop. Closing at $23.32, shares slipped 2.3%. The stock is down over the last three months, having fallen $5.79 (-19.9%) from $29.11 on February 9, 2012. The stock is trading at 96.1% of its 50-day moving average and 90.3% of its 200-day moving average.
  • Accenture (NYSE:ACN) experienced a price drop on above-average volume today, with 7.4 million shares, or 2.4 its average daily volume, changing hands. Shares dropped 1.5% to $59.34. The stock has seen some negative movement recently as shares are down $5.66 (-8.7%) from a price of $65 on May 1, 2012. The stock has dropped a step closer to its 200-day moving average, sitting just 0.4% above the mark.
  • Trading with volume of 9.4 million, or 1.5 its average daily volume, BP (NYSE:BP) saw its price drop on above-normal volume. The stock price declined 2.2%, closing at $40.42. The stock has fallen over the last three months, dropping $6.35 (-13.6%) from $46.77 on February 9, 2012. The stock is trading at 93% of its 50-day moving average and 92.5% of its 200-day moving average.
  • NIKE (NYSE:NKE) traded on a volume of 3.5 million, or 1.5 its average daily volume, but its price was down. Closing at $108.73, shares dropped 2.4%. Share price rose over the last three months, now up $2.97 (2.8%) from $105.76 on February 9, 2012. The stock is trading 5.7% above its 200-day moving average.
  • After trading at a volume of 6.1 million, or 1.6 its average daily volume, (NYSE:TOT) saw its price drop. Closing at $45.83, shares slipped 2.6%. The stock is down over the last two months, having fallen $9.55 (-17.2%) from a price of $55.38 on March 9, 2012. The stock is trading at 92.1% of its 50-day moving average and 89.6% of its 200-day moving average.

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