Cisco and Bank of America Lead Stocks Attracting Investor Interest This Morning

Through the opening portion of the trading day on Wednesday, September 14, 2011, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (NYSE:DIA) is down 76.4 points to 11,036, the NASDAQ (NASDAQ:QQQ) is up 0.2 points to 2,533 and the S&P500 (NYSE:SPY) is down 4.4 points to 1,168. Here are some of today’s volume leaders.

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Shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) are up on volume of 21 million today or 0.3 times its average daily volume. The stock is trading up 9 cents (+0.5%) to $16.43 in an intraday range of $16.37 to $16.66. Cisco Systems, Inc. is a multinational corporation engaged in the design, manufacturing and sales of Internet Protocol-based consumer electronics, networking, and other services related to communications and information technology.

Stock Price Performance: From June 17, 2011, to September 13, 2011, the stock price had risen $1.44 (9.7%) from $14.91 to $16.35. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between October 29, 2010 and November 8, 2010 when shares rose for seven straight trading days, rising 6.7% (+$1.52). It saw one of its worst periods between April 6, 2011 and April 19, 2011 when shares fell for 10 straight trading days, falling 8.1% (-$1.45).

Shares of Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) are down on volume of 55.7 million today or 0.2 times its average daily volume. The stock is trading down 6 cents (-0.9%) to $6.94 in an intraday range of $6.93 to $7.10. Bank of America Corporation is a bank holding and a financial holding company which, through its subsidiaries, provides banking and other financial services and products to customers in the United States and abroad.

Stock Price Performance: From June 17, 2011, to September 13, 2011, the stock price had fallen $3.67 (-34.4%) from $10.67 to $7. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between December 15, 2010 and December 22, 2010 when shares rose for six straight trading days, rising 8.8% (+$1.08). It saw one of its worst periods between July 7, 2011 and July 19, 2011 when shares fell for nine straight trading days, falling 12.4% (-$1.35).

Shares are down for Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S) on volume of 20.1 million, 0.3 times its average daily volume. The stock is trading down 15 cents (-4.1%) to $3.42 in an intraday range of $3.37 to $3.57. Sprint Nextel Corp. offers a range of wireless and wireline communications products and services.

Stock Price Performance: From July 18, 2011, to September 13, 2011, the stock price had fallen $1.62 (-31.2%) from $5.19 to $3.57. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between May 17, 2011 and May 26, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 15.7% (+80 cents). It saw one of its worst periods between July 19, 2011 and July 25, 2011 when shares fell for five straight trading days, falling 2.1% (-11 cents).

Shares are up for Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) on today’s volume of 18.6 million, which is 0.5 times its average daily volume. The stock is trading up 12 cents (+1.8%) to $6.98 in an intraday range of $6.93 to $7.10. Micron Technology is a global manufacturer and marketer of Flash memory, image sensors and other semiconductor components.

Stock Price Performance: From September 7, 2011, to September 13, 2011, the stock price had risen 80 cents (13.2%) from $6.06 to $6.86. The stock price saw one of its best stretches over the last year between January 28, 2011 and February 8, 2011 when shares rose for eight straight trading days, rising 10.3% (+$1.07). It saw one of its worst periods between May 31, 2011 and June 13, 2011 when shares fell for 10 straight trading days, falling 18.7% (-$1.91).

 

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