Goliath Stocks Generating Heavy Volume Today

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Following are the ten most actively traded stocks as of mid-day today:

  • Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC): Volume is 86.84 million shares and its market capitalization is $108.83 billion.  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.  Competitors to Watch: Citigroup (NYSE:C), Deutsche Bank (NYSE:DB), JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM), HSBC (NYSE:HBC), Metlife (NYSE:MET), PNC (NYSE:PNC), U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), Financials (NYSE:XLF) and Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC).  Get Actionable Investing Insights: Check Out Wall St. Cheat Sheet’s newest Feature Trades of the Month!
  • SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSE:SPY): Volume is 68.57 millions shares and its market capitalization is $91.45 billion.  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.
  • Financial Select Sector SPDR (NYSE:XLF): Volume is 33.82 million shares and its market capitalization is $8.04 billion.  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.
  • iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM): Volume is $27.42 million shares and its market capitalization is $17.53 billion.  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.
  • News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA): Volume is 24.69 million shares and its market capitalization is $45.39 billion.  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.  Competitors to Watch: News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWS), The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS), Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX), The New York Times Company (NYSE:NYT), Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI), CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS), The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE:SSP), Journal Communications, Inc. (NYSE:JRN), and Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO)
  • Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F): Volume is 24.26 million shares and its market capitalization is $53.14 billion.  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.  Competitors to Watch: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE:TM), Honda Motor CO., Ltd. (NYSE:HMC), AutoZone (NYSE:AZO), CarMax (NYSE:KMX), Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), Tata Motors Limited (NYSE:TTM) and Navistar Intl. Corp. (NYSE:NAV).
  • Sirius XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI): Volume is 23.88 million shares and its market capitalization is $8.52 billion.  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.  Competitors to Watch: Westwood One, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWON), Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE:ETM), Cumulus Media Inc. (NASDAQ:CMLS), Emmis Communications Corp. (NASDAQ:EMMS), Radio One, Inc. (NASDAQ:ROIAK), CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS), Disney (NYSE:DIS), Time Warner (NYSE:TWX), Grupo Radio Centro SAB de CV (NYSE:RC), Salem Communications Corp (NASDAQ:SALM), Saga Communications, Inc. (AMEX:SGA).
  • PowerShares QQQ Trust, Series 1 (NASDAQ:QQQ): Volume is 21.69 million shares and its market capitalization is $49.04 billion.  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 MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (NYSE:EEM): Volume is 21.65 million shares and its market capitalization is $39.65 billion.  About the company:  iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the MSCI TR Emerging Markets Index. The Fund will concentrate its investments in a particular industry or geographic region to approximately the same extent the Index is so concentrated.
  • Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): Volume is 19.94 million and its market capitalization is $120.46 billion.  About the company:  Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells computer components and related products. The Company’s major products include microprocessors, chipsets, embedded processors and microcontrollers, flash memory products, graphics products, network and communications products, systems management software, conferencing products, and digital imaging products.  Competitors to Watch: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Nvidia (NASDAQ:NVDA), Oracle Corp (NASDAQ:ORCL), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Broadcom (NASDAQ:BRCM), Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), Micron Tech (NASDAQ:MU), ARM Holdings (NASDAQ:ARMH) and Texas Instruments Inc. (NYSE:TXN).

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

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