Services High Volume Stocks You Must Know Now

These stocks are very active in the Services (NYSE:IYC) sector today.

Shares of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. 86.8 million shares are being traded at $31.54, making up a dollar volume of $2.74 billion.

Stock Price Performance: During May 13, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $6.82 (-16.4%) from $41.52 to $34.70. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between January 28, 2011 and February 9, 2011 when shares rose for nine-straight days, rising 11.6% (+$4.51) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 21, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for nine-straight days, falling 9.3% (-$3.77) over that span.

Shares of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. They have a dollar volume of $1.69 billion, with a current price of $27.88 and 60.6 million shares being traded.

Stock Price Performance: During May 13, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $2.13 (-6.9%) from $30.98 to $28.85. 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 days, rising 4% (+$1.08) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between May 31, 2011 and June 7, 2011 when shares fell for six-straight days, falling 4% (-$1.23) over that span.

Shares of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) have a dollar volume today of $1.27 billion, sitting at a current price of $48.40 with 26.2 million shares traded.

Stock Price Performance: During May 13, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had fallen $4.90 (-8.8%) from $55.72 to $50.82. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between April 25, 2011 and May 3, 2011 when shares rose for seven-straight days, rising 3.9% (+$2.08) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 4, 2011 when shares fell for 10-straight days, falling 8.1% (-$4.42) over that span.

Shares of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. There are 33 million shares trading hands at $33.66, making up a dollar volume of $1.11 billion.

Stock Price Performance: During July 12, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had dropped $2.80 (-7.5%) from $37.09 to $34.29. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between March 16, 2011 and March 31, 2011 when shares rose for 12-straight days, rising 12.4% (+$4.13) over that span. It saw one of its worst periods between July 8, 2011 and July 18, 2011 when shares fell for seven-straight days, falling 2.1% (-77 cents) over that span.

Shares of McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) are among the most actively traded stocks in the market today. 12.8 million shares are being traded at $84.08, making up a dollar volume of $1.08 billion.

Stock Price Performance: During May 13, 2011 to August 9, 2011, the stock price had risen $5.82 (7.3%) from $80.14 to $85.96. It saw one of its worst periods between July 22, 2011 and August 2, 2011 when shares fell for eight-straight days, falling 4% (-$3.50) over that span. 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 days, rising 2.4% (+$1.79) over that span.

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