Services High Volume Stocks You Must Know Now

After the close of trading on Tuesday, August 30, 2011, these stocks were very active in the Services (NYSE:IYC) sector.

Shares of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market. There are 21.8 million shares trading hands at $29.62(+36 cents), making up a dollar volume of $646.8 million.

Stock Price Performance: From June 30, 2011, to August 26, 2011, the stock price had fallen $1.94 (-6.3%) from $30.98 to $29.04. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between October 26, 2010 and November 4, 2010 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 4% (+$1.08). It saw one of its worst periods between May 31, 2011 and June 7, 2011 when shares fell for six straight trading days, falling 4% (-$1.23).

Shares of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market. They have a dollar volume today of $546.4 million, based on a current price of $90.78 (+8 cents) and six million shares being traded.

Stock Price Performance: From June 2, 2011, to August 26, 2011, the stock price had risen $9.18 (11.4%) from $80.75 to $89.93. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between October 28, 2010 and November 8, 2010 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 2.4% (+$1.79). It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 4% (-$3.50).

Shares of Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market. There are 15.9 million shares trading hands at $33.57(–17 cents), making up a dollar volume of $532.9 million.

Stock Price Performance: From June 30, 2011, to August 26, 2011, the stock price had fallen $2.22 (-6.1%) from $36.22 to $34. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between February 7, 2011 and February 18, 2011 when shares rose for 10 straight trading days, rising 5.1% (+$1.85). It saw one of its worst periods between October 8, 2010 and October 19, 2010 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 4.6% (-$1.45).

Shares of News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market. They have a dollar volume today of $499.4 million, based on a current price of $17.14 (–19 cents) and 29.1 million shares being traded.

Stock Price Performance: From August 1, 2011, to August 29, 2011, the stock price had risen $1.23 (7.6%) from $16.10 to $17.33. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 22, 2011 and April 4, 2011 when shares rose for 10 straight trading days, rising 7.8% (+$1.30). It saw one of its worst periods between January 4, 2011 and January 13, 2011 when shares fell for eight straight trading days, falling 5.7% (-85 cents).

Shares of Wynn Resorts, Limited (NASDAQ:WYNN) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market. There are 3.2 million shares trading hands at $153.50(+$6.39), making up a dollar volume of $490 million.

Stock Price Performance: From August 23, 2011, to August 29, 2011, the stock price had risen $8.97 (6.5%) from $138.14 to $147.11. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between June 24, 2011 and July 8, 2011 when shares rose for 10 straight trading days, rising 22.7% (+$29.73). It saw one of its worst periods between December 1, 2010 and December 14, 2010 when shares fell for 10 straight trading days, falling 4.9% (-$5.15).

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