The highest volumes today go to: Terminix Global Holdings, Inc., Enel Américas S.A., Umpqua Holdings Corporation.
A quick recap: Markets are currently flat. Nasdaq slipping 0.15% and closing at 12,140. Dow Jones holds at 33,964.
Why Trading Volume Matters
Trading volume is simply the total number of shares traded including both buy and sell orders. If a stock has appreciated on high volume, it is more likely to be a sustained move compared to an appreciation with low volume. Typically, high volume trading sessions are considered significant occurrences and closely watched by traders.
While trading was mostly flat yesterday, some stocks are at high volumes. Check them out.
Terminix | 25.88 million traded volume so far today exceeding the daily average by 482%
Terminix Global Holdings, Inc. is down to $37.87, after ending yesterday at $38.06. Overall, a 0.5% loss or 19 cents today.
Terminix is having an eventful day so far, currently at 25.88 million and outpacing its average daily volume by 482%.
Enel Americas | 32.43 million traded volume so far today exceeding the daily average by 3,026%
After hitting an important low of $3.88 approximately 9 months ago, the electric power distribution company has bounced back 30.15% since. With an average daily volume of 1 million shares.
Enel Americas is having an eventful day so far, currently at 32.43 million and outpacing its average daily volume by 3,026%.
Umpqua Bank | 24.81 million traded volume so far today exceeding the daily average by 1,000%
5 months ago the financial holding company reached a significant high of $20.93 but has consequently lost 15.62% since then. Trending downwards for around 2 months. The company is currently trading with a market cap of $3.83 billion with an average daily trading volume of 2.48 million shares.
A blockbuster trading session for Umpqua Bank, eclipsing its average daily volume by 1,000% and recording 24.81 million.
— Average trading volume refers to a 21-day rolling average.