Big Stocks Attracting Major Volume Today

Following is a list of the 10 stocks with the largest volume in mid-day trading, for Wednesday, June 29th, 2011:

  • Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC): Volume is 167.96 million shares, and its market capitalization is $112.98 billion.  The shares are trading at $11.18, up $0.35, 03 3.23%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $10.40 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.
  • SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSE:SPY): Volume is 103.7 million, and its market capitalization is $89.22 billion.  The shares are trading at $130.51, up $0.92, or 0.71%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $101.13 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.
  • BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. (NYSE:BJ): Volume is 33.87 million, and its market capitalization is $2.75 billion.  The shares are trading at $50.26, up $2.18, or 4.53%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $36.77 to $52.46.  About the company:  BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. operates a wholesale club chain in the eastern United States. The Company offers its members a wide range of merchandise, including grocery items and general merchandise. BJ’s also offers a number of specialty services such as travel services, a muffler and brake service, fast food service, and one-hour photo service.
  • iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM): Volume is 32.71 million, and its market capitalization is $17.07 billion.  The shares are trading at $82.23, up $0.42, or 0.51%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $58.66 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.
  • Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSE:XLF): Volume is 31.24 million, and its market capitalization is $7.96 billion.  The shares are trading at $15.26, up $0.28, or 1.84%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $13.29 to $17.20.  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.
  • Sirius XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI): Volume is 30.84 million, and its market capitalization is $8.19 billion.  The shares are trading at $2.08, up $0.04, or 1.72%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $0.90 to $2.44.  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.
  • PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ): Volume is 30.42 million, and its market capitalization is $47.29 billion.  The shares are trading at $56.34, up $0.27, or 0.48%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $41.77 to $59.34.  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.
  • Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F): Volume is 24.42 million, and its market capitalization is $51.09 billion.  The shares are trading at $13.46, up $0.13, or 0.98%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $9.75 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.
  • Citigroup, Inc. (NYSE:C): Volume is 24.36 million, and its market capitalization is $120.48 billion.  The shares are trading at $41.36, up $1.22, or 3.04%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $36.20 to $51.50.   About the company:  Citigroup Inc. is a diversified financial services holding company that provides a broad range of financial services to consumer and corporate customers around the world. The Company’s services include investment banking, retail brokerage, corporate banking, and cash management products and services.
  • Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU): Volume is 22 million, and its market capitalization is $7.47 billion.   The shares are trading at $7.47, up $0.12, or 1.67%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $6.36 to $11.95.  About the company: Micron Technology, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets dynamic random access memory chips (DRAMs), very fast static random access memory chips (SRAMs), Flash Memory, other semiconductor components, and memory modules.

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

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