Top Stocks Generating the Most Trading Volume Today

Following are the most actively traded stocks in mid-day trading for June 21st, 2011:

  • SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSE:SPY): Volume is  85.07 million, market capitalization is $88.43 billion.  The shares are trading at $129.35, up $1.65, or 1.29%, 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. Don’t Miss: Wall St. Cheat Sheet’s newest Feature Trades of the Month!
  • Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC): Volume is 47.22 million, market capitalization is $108.73 billion.  The shares are trading at $10.74, up $0.14, or 1.32%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $10.40 to $16.10.  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. Investing in Banks: Feds Press New Litigation on Finance Leaders>>
  • Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSE:XLF): Volume is 46.10 million, market capitalization is $7.87 billion.  The shares are trading at $15.06, up $0.18, or 1.21%, 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.
  • Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F): Volume is 43.81 million, market capitalization is $50.76 billion.  The shares are trading at $13.40, up $0.45, or 3.48%, 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.
  • Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): Volume is 41.32 million, market capitalization is $84.59 billion.  The shares are trading at $15.41, up $0.27, or 1.74%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $14.78 to $26.  About the company: Cisco Systems, Inc. supplies data networking products for the Internet. The Company’s Internet Protocol-based networking solutions are installed at corporations, public institutions and telecommunication companies worldwide. The Company’s solutions transport data, voice, and video within buildings, across campuses, and around the world.
  • Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S): Volume is 40.68 million, market capitalization is $15.63 billion.  The shares are trading at $5.24, up $0.03, or 0.58%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $3.70 to $6.45.  About the company: Sprint Nextel Corporation offers a range of wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, and government customers. The Company develops, engineers, and deploys various technologies, including two wireless networks offering mobile data services, instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities, and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone.
  • Sirius XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI): Volume is 40.03 million, market capitalization is $7.95 billion.  The shares are trading at $2.01, up $0.09, or 5.19% 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.
  • iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM): Volume is 37.77 million, market capitalization is $16.69 billion.  The shares are trading at $80.43, up $1.48, or 1.87%, 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.
  • Research In Motion Limited (NASDAQ:RIMM): Volume is 32.08 million, market capitalization is $14.32 billion.  The shares are trading at $27.41, up $1.52, or 5.91%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $25.82 to $70.54.  About the company: Research In Motion Limited (RIM) designs, manufactures, and markets wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. The Company provides platforms and solutions for access to email, phone, SMS messaging, Internet, and Intranet-based applications.
  • PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ): Volume is 28.20 million, market capitalization is $46.27 billion.  The shares are trading at $55.10, up $1.03, or 1.9%, 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.

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

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