Stocks are falling more than 1% with about thirty minutes left in the trading day. The market fell today as investors worry about the euro zone. The Euro fell below 1.30 and is currently trading at 1.2980. High Italian bond yields also kept traders on edge.
Let’s take a look at the most active stocks today heading into the close.
First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) is down 21.09% today at $33.49. FSLR has traded 14.3 million shares so far today, more than 3 times its daily average volume. First Solar is deep in the red today after the company lowered fiscal 2011 guidance. FSLR stock is down about $12 a share since last Thursday. The company has a market cap of 2.88 billion.
SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR) is down 14.50% at $5.39. SPWR has traded 1.2 million shares so far today, well above its daily average of 762 thousand shares. SPWR is following FSLR down today. SPWR stock has lost more than $1 per share over the past five trading sessions. SunPower has a market cap of 540.95 million.
eOn Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:EONC) is up 111.76% today at $2.16. EONC has traded 1.5 million shares so far today, way above its daily average of just 6 thousand shares. The company filed a SEC form 10-Q yesterday as well as their quarterly report. eOn Communications has a market cap of 6.59 million.
Acceler8 Technology Corp. (AMEX:AXK) is up 38.06% today at $1.85. AXK has traded 336 thousand shares so far today, more than 10 times its daily average volume. The company has a market cap of 19.65 million.
ViroPharma Inc. (NASDAQ:VPHM) is up 14.50% at $27.03. VPHM has traded 2.4 million shares so far today, more than double its daily average. VPHM is up on news of approval of modernized labeling for Vancocin. The company has a market cap of 1.93 billion.
Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC) is down 1.88% today at $5.22. BAC has traded 185 million shares today, 50 million more shares than its daily average. BAC has been trending downward over the past five trading days. Bank of America has a market cap of 53.10 billion.
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is down 2.35% at $379.75. AAPL has traded 11 million and trades 18.7 million shares a day on average. AAPL stock has fallen more than $15 a share over the past five days. Apple has a market cpa of 353.32 billion.