NIKE and More Big Movers on the NYSE on December 21, 2012

By Investopedia Staff | December 21, 2012 AAA

This morning has been rocky for the market. The Nasdaq has fallen 2%; the S&P 500 has slipped 1.9%; and the Dow has fallen 1.4%. The NYSE is a stock exchange based in New York City, considered the largest equities-based exchange in the world based on total market capitalization of its listed securities.

The biggest movers traded on the NYSE so far are:

Company Market Cap Percentage Change
Alexander\'s (NYSE:ALX) $2.34 billion -25.6%
Pinnacle Entertainment (NYSE:PNK) $786.6 million +21.6%
Herbalife (NYSE:HLF) $3.64 billion -10.7%
Mohawk Industries (NYSE:MHK) $6.01 billion +7%
NIKE (NYSE:NKE) $44.6 billion +4.8%
Red Hat, Inc (NYSE:RHT) $10.17 billion +3.8%
Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO) $16.92 billion -3.5%

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Alexander's (NYSE:ALX) is currently trading at $341.05 per share, after a steep drop of 25.6%. So far today, the company's volume is 10,097 shares, which is more trading activity than there was yesterday.

Pinnacle Entertainment (NYSE:PNK) is trading at $16.24 per share, a significant rise of 21.6%. So far today, the company's volume is 3.5 million shares. This is 8.7 times the current three-month average.

Shares of Herbalife (NYSE:HLF) are currently trading at $30.11, a steep decline of 10.7%. This morning, the company is trading a volume of 11.8 million shares.

Mohawk Industries (NYSE:MHK) is up 7% to reach a current price of $93.12 per share. So far today, the company's volume is 1.4 million shares, 2.8 times the current daily average.

Increasing 4.8%, NIKE (NYSE:NKE) is trading at $103.79 per share. So far today, the company's volume is 3.5 million shares. This is more trading activity than there was yesterday.

After an increase of 3.8%, Red Hat, Inc (NYSE:RHT) has reached a current price of $54.62. The company's volume for the day so far is 2.2 million shares, 1.4 times the current three-month average.

Currently trading at $88.96 per share, Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO) has fallen 3.5%. So far today, the company's volume is 7,556 shares.

The Bottom Line On any given day, a particular stock may see positive or negative change in its share price. Daily stock performance should be weighed against historical performance and put in context of the market overall. Keep in mind that all these ratios should be compared against historical numbers and industry information in order to get a more complete picture.

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