VF and More Big Movers on the NYSE on October 22, 2012

By Investopedia Staff | October 22, 2012 AAA

The Nasdaq has climbed 0.5%, the S&P 500 has been relatively flat and the Dow has remained steady so far today. Also known as the "Big Board", the NYSE relied for many years on floor trading only, using the open outcry system.

The biggest movers traded on the NYSE so far are:

Company Market Cap Percentage Change
Cascade (NYSE:CASC) $616.6 million +18%
Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) $6.95 billion +11.8%
InterOil Corporation (NYSE:IOC) $3.4 billion -5.9%
Greenhill & Co (NYSE:GHL) $1.33 billion +4.8%
VF (NYSE:VFC) $18.33 billion -4.4%
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (NYSE:IFF) $5.03 billion +4.2%
Alexander\'s (NYSE:ALX) $2.14 billion +4.1%

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Cascade (NYSE:CASC) rose a significant 18% to reach $64.97 per share. So far today, the company's volume is two million shares.

Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) is trading at $28.95 per share, a significant rise of 11.8%. So far today, the company's volume is 34.1 million shares, three times its average over the past three months.

Falling 5.9%, InterOil Corporation (NYSE:IOC) is currently at a share price of $66.28. The company's volume for the day so far is 1.2 million shares. This is more trading activity than there was yesterday.

Greenhill & Co (NYSE:GHL) has increased to a share price of $48.40, a 4.8% rise. The company's volume is currently one million shares for the day, 2.8 times the average daily volume.

VF (NYSE:VFC) has fallen 4.4% and is currently trading at $159.46 per share. So far today, 2.1 million shares have changed hands.

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (NYSE:IFF) has moved up 4.2% and is currently trading at $64.29 per share. The company's volume is currently 760,554 shares for the day, 3.2 times the current three-month average.

After rising 4.1%, Alexander's (NYSE:ALX) is currently trading at a share price of $436.73. So far today, the company's volume is 8,920 shares. This is greater than yesterday's volume of 3,569 shares.

The Bottom Line On any given day, a particular stock may see positive or negative change in its share price. Paying close attention to the previous ratios will help you identify key times to adjust your strategy. 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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