Top Stocks With the Largest Share Volume Today

Following is information on shares showing unusually heavy volume in mid-day trading today:

  • Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NYSE:NLY): 108.15 million shares have traded hands today.  Its market capitalization is $14.68 billion.  The shares recently traded at $18.06, down $0.26, or 1.47%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $16.73 to $18.79.  About the company:  Annaly Capital Management Inc. is a real estate investment trust which owns and manages assets and funds on behalf of institutional and individual investors worldwide. The Company manages a portfolio of mortgage backed securities, including mortgage pass through certificates, collaterized mortgage obligations, and other securities.
  • SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSE:SPY): 90.68 million shares have traded hands today.  Its market capitalization is $90.41 billion.  The shares recently traded at $132.05, up $0.08, or 0.06%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $104.29 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.
  • News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA): 72.06 million shares have traded hands today.  Its market capitalization is $41.00 billion.  The shares recently traded at $15.43, down $0.06, or 0.42%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $11/91 to $18.35.  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. See Why News Corp. Shares Are Down>>
  • Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC): 66.85 million shares have traded hands today.  Its market capitalization is $105.03 billion.  The shares are trading at $10.34, down $0.01, or .1%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $10.20 to $15.72.  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.
  • Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): 45.45 million shares have traded hands today.  Its market capitalization is $87.37 billion.  The shares recently traded at $15.80, up $0.37, or 2.39%, 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.
  • PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ): 35.08 million shares have traded hands today.  Its market capitalization is $48.54 billion.  The shares recently traded at $57.80, down $0.16, or 0.28%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-wek range of $42.97 to $59.36.  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 Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM): 32.61 million shares have traded hands today.  Its market capitalization is $17.37 billion.  The shares recently traded at $83.48, up $0.16, or 0.19%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $58.80 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.
  • Radiant Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:RADS): 32.46 million shares have traded hands today.  Its market capitalization is $1.13 billion.  The shares are trading at $27.98, up $6.53, or 30.44%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $13.06 to $28.39.  About the company: Radiant Systems, Inc. provides enterprise-wide technology solutions to the retail industry. The Company offers fully integrated retail automation solutions, including point of sale systems, consumer-activated ordering systems, back office management systems, and headquarters-based management systems. Radiant also offers system planning and design services.
  • Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F): 28.49 million shares have traded hands today.  Its market capitalization is $50.71 billion.  The shares recently traded at $13.29, down $0.02, or 0.19%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $10.83 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.
  • Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSE:XLF): 27.88 million shares have traded hands today.  Its market capitalization is $7.91 billion.  The shares recently traded at $15.14, up $0.10, or 0.63%, 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.

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

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