Wal-Mart Stores, Sprint Nextel Among Stocks Up on High Volume Friday

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Today, these stocks are up on high volume:

  • Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 17.9 million shares, which is 1.5 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. Shares increased 3.6% to $68.22. Shares have been on an upward trajectory over the past month, rising $9.19 (15.6%) from a price of $59.03 on May 9, 2012. The stock is trading 9.7% above its 50-day moving average and 11.7% above its 200-day moving average.

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  • Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 82.8 million shares, which is 1.6 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. The stock price hit $2.99, a 9.1% increase. Share price is up, having risen 59 cents (24.6%) from $2.40 on May 9, 2012. The stock is trading 19% above its 50-day moving average and 15.4% above its 200-day moving average.
  • Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 80.1 million shares, which is 2.8 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. At $3.02, share price rose 6.7%. The stock has climbed a step closer to its 50-day moving average, sitting at just 95.1% of the mark.
  • United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 8.8 million, or 1.6 times its average daily volume. The stock price reached $23.49, a 2.5% increase. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing 2 cents (0.1%) from a price of $23.47 on May 9, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $22.96 today.
  • Crown Castle International (NYSE:CCI) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 2.6 million shares, which is 1.6 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. The stock price experienced a 1.4% increase, coming in at $55.89. Share price has been increasing, and is up $2.81 (5.3%) from a price of $53.08 on June 1, 2012. The stock is trading 2.4% above its 50-day moving average and 9.7% above its 200-day moving average.
  • Onyx Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ONXX) was up on high volume today, trading with volume of 2.8 million, or 2.4 times its average daily volume. Shares improved 8.6% to $47.33. The stock has risen $9.80 (26.1%) over the last three months from a price of $37.53 on March 13, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $43.78 today.
  • Michael Kors Holdings (NYSE:KORS) saw its price climb on above-normal volume, as 3.3 million shares, which is 1.8 times the stock's average daily volume, changed hands. Share price climbed 6.5% to $38.37.
  • Family Dollar Stores (NYSE:FDO) saw its price spike on above-average volume today, as 1.8 million shares, which is 1.5 times the stock's average daily volume, traded hands. At $69.58, share price rose 3.6%. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $12.11 (21.1%) from a price of $57.47 on March 13, 2012. The stock is trading 4% above its 50-day moving average and 12.8% above its 200-day moving average.
  • After trading at a volume of 3.9 million, or 2.9 times its average, Seattle Genetics (NASDAQ:SGEN) was up on high volume today. The stock price was up 5% to $23.52.