Heavy Volume Stock Movers to Watch This Morning

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s heavily traded shares in the morning:

  • Lloyds TSB Group plc (NYSE:LYG): 100,000.00 shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $38.19 billion. About the equity: Lloyds Banking Group plc, through subsidiaries and associated companies, offers a range of banking and financial services. The Company provides retail banking, mortgages, pensions, asset management, insurance services, corporate banking, and treasury services.
  • SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSE:SPY): 79,882.00 shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $82.63 billion. About the equity: 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.
  • BHP Billiton Limited (NYSE:BHP): 47,264.00 shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $183.27 billion. About the equity: BHP Billiton Limited is an international resources company. The Company’s principal business lines are mineral exploration and production, including coal, iron ore, gold, titanium, ferroalloys, nickel and copper concentrate, as well as petroleum exploration, production, and refining.
  • BP plc (NYSE:BP): 43,750.00 shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $119.30 billion. About the equity: BP plc is an oil and petrochemicals company. The Company explores for and produces oil and natural gas, refines, markets, and supplies petroleum products, generates solar energy, and manufactures and markets chemicals. BP’s chemicals include terephthalic acid, acetic acid, acrylonitrile, ethylene and polyethylene.
  • Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC): 19,200.00 shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $80.16 billion. About the equity: 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.
  • UBS AG (NYSE:UBS): 14,100.00 shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $54.07 billion. About the equity: UBS AG is a wealth management, investment banking, and asset management firm. The Company provides a variety of financial services to individuals, institutions, corporations, governments, and financial intermediaries around the world.
  • TOTAL S.A. (NYSE:TOT): 14,000.00 shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $109.52 billion. About the equity: Total SA explores for, produces, refines, transports, and markets oil and natural gas. The Company also operates a chemical division which produces polypropylene, polyethylene, polystyrene, rubber, paint, ink, adhesives, and resins. Total operates gasoline filling stations in Europe, the United States, and Africa.
  • iShares Silver Trust (NYSE:SLV): 9,691.00 shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $12.74 billion. About the equity: 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.
  • SPDR Gold Trust (NYSE:GLD): 9,189.00 shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $75.24 billion. About the equity: SPDR Gold Trust is an investment fund incorporated in the USA. The investment objective of the Trust is for the Shares to reflect the performance of the price of gold bullion, less the Trust’s expenses. The Trust holds gold and is expected from time to time to issue Baskets in exchange for deposits of gold and to distribute gold in connection with redemptions of Baskets.
  • ProShares UltraShort S&P500 (NYSE:SDS): 7,075.00 shares have traded hands and its market capitalization is $2.33 billion. About the equity: UltraShort S&P500 ProShares is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks daily investment results that correspond to twice (200%) the inverse (opposite) of the daily performance of the S&P 500 Index.

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

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