Under Armour, Shire Plc. Among Stocks Up on High Volume Friday

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These are stocks that are up on high volume today:

  • Today, Under Armour (NYSE:UA) is up on high volume, trading at a volume of 1.8 million, or 2.8 times its average daily volume. The stock price has climbed to $101, a 4.7% increase. Share price improved over the last three months, now up $24.60 (32.2%) from $76.40 on January 24, 2012. The stock is trading 6.8% above its 50-day moving average and 17.9% above its 200-day moving average.

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  • Trading with a volume of 1.5 million, or 2.5 times its average daily volume, Shire Plc. (NASDAQ:SHPGY) is up on high volume today. Shares have risen 4% to $99.39. Share price has been rising, and is up $6.57 (7.1%) from a price of $92.82 on April 13, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 99.9% of the mark.
  • Today, Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) is up on high volume, trading at a volume of 65.1 million, or 4.4 times its average daily volume. At $1.55, the stock price is up 1.3%. The stock has been going in a negative direction over the last month, dropping 31 cents (-16.7%) from a price of $1.86 on March 21, 2012. The stock is trading 8% above its 200-day moving average.
  • E TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC) is seeing its price rise on above-normal volume today, as 7.8 million shares, 1.6 times the stock's average daily volume, have moved. Shares are up 7.1% to $10.57. Shares have shown some positive movement over the last two months as the price has climbed $1.25 (13.5%) from a price of $9.32 on February 22, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $10.40 today.
  • Today, Hanesbrands (NYSE:HBI) is up on high volume, trading at a volume of 2.1 million, or 1.6 times its average daily volume. At $29.74, the stock price has climbed 10.4%. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $4.85 (19.5%) from a price of $24.89 on January 24, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $28.42 today.
  • Trading with a volume of 430,288, or 2.9 times its average daily volume, Valmont Industries (NYSE:VMI) is up on high volume today. At $125.57, the stock price has risen 6.1%. Share price is up $10.87 (9.5%) from $114.70 on March 21, 2012. The stock is trading 8.3% above its 50-day moving average and 19.7% above its 200-day moving average.
  • Today, American Capital (NASDAQ:ACAS) is up on high volume, trading at a volume of five million, or 2.6 times its average daily volume. At $9.02, the stock price is up 2.4%. The stock has risen 95 cents (11.8%) over the last three months from a price of $8.07 on January 24, 2012. The stock is trading 2.9% above its 50-day moving average and 10.7% above its 200-day moving average.
  • Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTG) is up on high volume today, trading with volume of one million, or 3.7 times its average daily volume. Shares have climbed 7.8% to $42.44. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, climbing $2.54 (6.4%) from a price of $39.90 on February 22, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $40.23 today.
  • Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (NYSE:BBVA) is seeing its price rise on above-normal volume today, as 3.5 million shares, 1.5 times the stock's average daily volume, have moved. The stock price has increased to $6.75, a 4.3% increase. The stock has been sinking in the last two months, down $2.37 (-26%) from a price of $9.12 on February 22, 2012. The stock is trading at 85.6% of its 50-day moving average and 80.2% of its 200-day moving average.

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