Afternoon Volume Stock Market Movers August 19th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about shares with unusually heavy trading volume in mid-day trading on August 19th:

  • SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSE:SPY): 112.20 million shares have traded hands today and its market capitalization is $78.95 billion.  About the company: SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust is a unit investment trust incorporated in the United States.  The Trust consists of a portfolio representing all 500 stocks in the S&P 500 Index.
  • Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC): 75.22 million shares have traded hands today and its market capitalization is $71.24 billion.  About the company: Bank of America Corporation accepts deposits and offers banking, investing, asset management, and other financial and risk-management products and services.  The Company has a mortgage lending subsidiary, and an investment banking and securities brokerage.
  • Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ): 51.26 million shares have traded hands today and its market capitalization is $48.60 billion.  About the company: Hewlett-Packard Company provides imaging and printing systems, computing systems, and information technology services for business and home.  The Company’s products include laser and inkjet printers, scanners, copiers and faxes, personal computers, workstations, storage solutions, and other computing and printing systems.  Hewlett-Packard sells its products worldwide.
  • Sirius XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI): 39.09 million shares have traded hands today and its market capitalization is $7.07 billion.  About the company: Sirius XM Radio Inc. broadcasts various channels of audio from its satellites. The Company provides its services throughout the continental United States for a monthly subscription fee. Sirius delivers various streams of commercial-free music in every genre, as well as streams of news, sports, weather, talk, comedy, and public radio.
  • iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM): 36.60 million shares have traded hands today and its market capitalization is $11.59 billion.  About the company: iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the Russell 2000 Index Fund. The Index measures the performance of the small-capitalization sector of the U.S. equity market. The Fund uses a Representative Sampling strategy to try to track the Index.
  • Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSE:XLF): 29.85 million shares have traded hands today and its market capitalization is $6.47 billion.  About the company: Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond to the performance of The Financial Select Sector. The Index includes financial services firms whose business’ range from investment management to commercial & business banking. 
  • PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ): 27.77 million shares have traded hands today and its market capitalization is $43.02 billion.  About the company: PowerShares QQQ is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund represents undivided ownership interests in the PowerShares QQQ. The Fund’s objective is to provide investment results that generally correspond to the price and yield performance of the component securities of the Nasdaq 100 Index.
  • Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): 26.64 million shares have traded hands today and its market capitalization is $83.88 billion.  About the company: Cisco Systems, Inc. supplies data networking products for the Internet. The Company’s Internet Protocol-based networking solutions are installed at corporations, public institutions and telecommunication companies worldwide. The Company’s solutions transport data, voice, and video within buildings, across campuses, and around the world.
  • General Electric Company (NYSE:GE): 24.78 million shares have traded hands today and its market capitalization is $162.72 billion.  About the company: General Electric Company is a diversified technology, media and financial services company. The Company offers products and services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, and water processing technology to medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products. General Electric conducts operations globally.
  • Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): 23.70 million shares have traded hands today and its market capitalization is $104.39 billion.  About the company: Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells computer components and related products. The Company’s major products include microprocessors, chipsets, embedded processors and microcontrollers, flash memory products, graphics products, network and communications products, systems management software, conferencing products, and digital imaging products.

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