Wal-Mart Stores, Hess Included in Stocks Up on High Volume Thursday

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These are stocks that are up on high volume today:

  • Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) was up on high volume today, after trading at a volume of 25 million, or 1.7 times its average daily volume. The stock price was up 2.8% to $58.95. Shares are down $2.80 (-4.5%) from a price of $61.75 on April 19, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 200-day moving average of $58.92 today.

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  • After trading at a volume of 11.6 million, or 2.3 times its average, Hess (NYSE:HES) was up on high volume today. The stock price reached $51.75, a 1.1% increase. The stock is down over the last two months, having fallen $14.11 (-21.4%) from a price of $65.86 on February 28, 2012. The stock is trading at 88.6% of its 50-day moving average and 87.3% of its 200-day moving average.
  • Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 18.1 million shares, which is 1.6 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. Shares were up 2% to $30.24. Share price is up 7 cents (0.2%) from $30.17 on March 27, 2012. The stock is trading 2.2% above its 50-day moving average and 13% above its 200-day moving average.
  • Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 3.6 million shares, which is 1.8 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. At $134.13, share price increased 4.1%. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, increasing $19.04 (16.5%) from a price of $115.09 on February 28, 2012. The stock is trading 6.9% above its 50-day moving average and 8.9% above its 200-day moving average.
  • AutoZone (NYSE:AZO) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 831,743 shares, which is 2.2 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. The stock price experienced a 2.8% increase, coming in at $393.72. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $14.14 (3.7%) from a price of $379.58 on March 27, 2012. The stock is trading 3.9% above its 50-day moving average and 10.9% above its 200-day moving average.
  • Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. (NYSE:TSM) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 19.2 million shares, which is 2.4 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. Share price rose 6.1% to $15.82. The stock has risen $1.84 (13.2%) over the last three months from a price of $13.98 on January 30, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $14.97 today.
  • After trading at a volume of 14.5 million, or 2.5 times its average, EnCana Corporation (NYSE:ECA) was up on high volume today. The stock price was up 5.8% to $19.74. Shares price has risen $1.67 (9.2%) from $18.07 on April 19, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 200-day moving average of $19.72 today.
  • Tyco International (NYSE:TYC) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 4.9 million shares, which is two times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. Shares went up 3.6% to $56.64. Share price improved over the last three months, now up $7.43 (15.1%) from $49.21 on January 30, 2012. The stock is trading 4.8% above its 50-day moving average and 12.8% above its 200-day moving average.
  • Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 4.2 million shares, which is 1.8 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. Shares were up 1.9% to $53.93. Share price is up, having risen $1 (1.9%) from $52.93 on March 27, 2012. The stock is trading 3.2% above its 50-day moving average and 10.3% above its 200-day moving average.

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