Biggest Stock Trading Volume Movers of the Day

Following is information on the 10 most-actively traded stocks in mid-day trading:

  • SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSE:SPY): 87.92 million shares have traded hands today.  It has a market capitalization of $90.36 billion.  The shares are trading down $2.24, or 1.67%, to $132.16 on the day.  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.
  • Sirius XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI): 80.74 million shares have traded hands today.  It has a market capitalization of $8.80 billion.  The shares are trading up $0.01, or 0.41%, to $2.22 on the day.  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.
  • Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC): 67.84 million shares have traded hands today.  It has a market capitalization of $105.33 billion.  The shares are trading down $0.31, or 2.9%, to $10.39 on the day.  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.
  • News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA): 50.21 million shares have traded hands today.  It has a market capitalization of $40.98 billion.  The shares are trading down $1.11, or 6.63%, to $15.63, on the day.  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.
  • iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM) 33.82 million shares have traded hands today.  It has a market capitalization of $17.37 billion.  The shares are trading down $1.86, or 2.2%, on the day.  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) 33.71 million shares have traded hands today.  It has a market capitalization of $7.89 billion.  The shares are trading down $0.38, or 2.46%, on the day.  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.
  • Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F): 29.64 million shares have traded hands today.  It has a market capitalization of $50.90 billion.  The shares are trading down $0.55, or 3.96%, on the day.  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.
  • PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ) 29.07 million shares have traded hands today.  It has a market capitalization of $48.83 billion.  The shares are trading down $1.18, or 2.01%, on the day.  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.
  • iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (NYSE:EEM) 27.00 million shares have traded hands today.  It has a market capitalization of $38.73 billion.  The shares are trading down $1.33, or 2.77%, on the day.  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.
  • Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE): 23.52 million shares have traded hands today.  It has a market capitalization of $158.18 billion.  The shares are trading down $0.23, or 1.14%, to $19.93 on the day.  About the company:  Pfizer Inc. is a research-based, global pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets medicines for humans and animals. The Company’s products include prescription pharmaceuticals, non-prescription self-medications, and animal health products such as anti-infective medicines and vaccines.

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

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