Big Stock Volume Afternoon Movers July 12th

Following is information on stocks that are being heavily traded today:

  • News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA):  45.14 million shares have traded hands. The company’s market capitalization is $41.55 billion. The shares are trading at $16.13, up $0.79, or 5.15%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $11.91 to $18.35. About the company: News Corporation is a diversified global media company. The Company’s operations include the production and distribution of motion pictures and television programming. The Company provides television, direct satellite, and cable broadcasting and the publication of newspapers, magazines, books and promotional inserts.
  • SPDR S&P 500 (NYSE:SPY): 40.10 million shares have traded hands.  The company’s market capitalization is $90.51 billion. The shares are trading at $132.96, up $1.57, or 1.21%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $104.29 to $137.18.  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 Corporation (NYSE:BAC): 38.55 million shares have traded hands.  The company’s market capitalization is $103.56 billion. The shares are trading at $10.32, up $0.11, or 1.08%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $10.15 to $15.72.  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 subsidiary.
  • iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) 18.57 million shares have traded hands.  The company’s market capitalization is $17.47 billion.  The shares are trading at $84.26, up $1.42, o4 1.71%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $58.80 to $86.81.  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.
  • PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ) 17.56 million shares have traded hands.  The company’s market capitalization is $48.91 billion.  The shares are trading at $58.23, up $0.71, or 1.22%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $42.97 to $59.36.  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.
  • Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (NYSE:KCI): 16.83 million shares have traded hands.  The company’s market capitalization is $4.94 billion.  The shares are trading at $68.11, up $3.62, or 5.61%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $31.84 to $68.17.  About the company: Kinetic Concepts, Inc. designs, manufactures, markets, and services products that accelerate the healing process or prevent complications of wounds. The Company’s products include specialty hospital beds, and mattress replacements.
  • Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK): 13.65 million shares have traded hands.  The company’s market capitalization is $21.73 billion.  The shares are trading at $5.74, down $0.06, or 1.03%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $5.63 to $11.75.  About the company: Nokia Corporation is a player in the mobile industry. The Company makes a range of mobile devices with services and software that enable people to experience music, navigation, video, television, imaging, games, business mobility and more. Nokia also provides equipment, solutions and services for communications networks.
  • iShares Silver Trust (NYSE:SLV) 12.28 million shares have traded hands.  The company’s market capitalization is $13.60 billion.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $17.06 to $48.35.  About the company: iShares Silver Trust is a trust formed to invest in silver. The assets of the trust consist primarily of silver held by the custodian on behalf of the trust. The objective of the trust is for the shares to reflect the price of silver owned by the trust, less the trust’s expenses and liabilities.
  • iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (NYSE:EEM): 10.33 million shares have traded hands.  The company’s market capitalization is $38.90 billion.  The shares are trading at $47.12, up $1, or 2.17%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $38.58 to $50.43  About the company: iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the MSCI TR Emerging Markets Index. The Fund will concentrate its investments in a particular industry or geographic region to approximately the same extent the Index is so concentrated.
  • Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F): 10.28 million shares have traded hands.  The company’s market capitalization is $50.78 billion.  The shares are trading at $13.34, up $0.22,or 1.68%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $10.95 to $18.97.  About the company: Ford Motor Company designs, manufactures, and services cars and trucks. The Company also provides vehicle-related financing, leasing, and insurance through its subsidiary.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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