Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, Linkedin Corporation Among Stocks Up on High Volume Tuesday

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These stocks are up on above-average volume today:

  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 16 million, or 2.7 times its average daily volume. The stock price reached $64.16, a 10.4% increase. The stock is trading 63% above its 50-day moving average and 41% above its 200-day moving average.

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  • Linkedin Corporation (NYSE:LNKD) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as eight million shares, which is two times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. The stock price experienced a 1% increase, coming in at $112.61.
  • After trading at a volume of 18.7 million, or 2.4 times its average, Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) was up on high volume today. Shares were up 1.1% to $44.30. Share price is up $2.19 (5.2%) from $42.11 on April 9, 2012. The stock is trading 3.3% above its 50-day moving average and 10.8% above its 200-day moving average.
  • Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX) experienced a price hike on above-average volume today, trading at a volume of 8.7 million, or 1.5 times its standard daily volume. At $55.25, share price increased 1.3%. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $4.97 (9.9%) from a price of $50.28 on February 9, 2012. The stock is trading 8.6% above its 200-day moving average.
  • Monsanto (NYSE:MON) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 4.8 million, or 1.9 times its average daily volume. The stock price reached $74, a 1.6% increase. The stock has been on a downward trajectory over the last two months, sinking $5.29 (-6.7%) from a price of $79.29 on March 9, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 200-day moving average, sitting at just 97.5% of the mark.
  • Kohl's (NYSE:KSS) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 6.5 million shares, which is 1.8 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. Shares were up 1.3% to $50.86. Shares have been on an upward trajectory over the past month, rising 91 cents (1.8%) from a price of $49.95 on April 9, 2012. The stock is trading 1.5% above its 50-day moving average and 2% above its 200-day moving average.
  • Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of two million, or two times its average daily volume. Shares rose 1.1% to $122.98. Share price is up, having risen $11.15 (10%) from $111.83 on April 9, 2012. The stock is trading 7% above its 50-day moving average and 19.6% above its 200-day moving average.
  • Archer Daniels (NYSE:ADM) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 7.5 million shares, which is 1.6 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. Share price went up 1.2% to $32.98. Share price increased over the last three months, now up $2.23 (7.3%) from $30.75 on February 9, 2012. The stock is trading 4.8% above its 50-day moving average and 8.8% above its 200-day moving average.
  • Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 16.3 million, or 2.1 times its average daily volume. Shares were up 1.1% to $15. The share price has dropped 92 cents (-5.8%) from $15.92 on April 9, 2012. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 200-day moving average, sitting at just 99% of the mark.

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