October 26, 2015: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 73 equities making new 52-week lows today.
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) dropped about 4.8% on Monday to post a new 52-week low of $20.27 against a high of $39.89. The stock closed at $21.29 on Friday night. Volume was nearly 10 times the daily average of around 5.7 million shares traded. The senior living communities operator had no specific news today.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) posted a new low on Monday. Shares dropped less than 1% to a low of $58.06 from Friday’s closing price of $58.30. The stock’s 52-week high is $90.97. Volume was about 30% below the daily average of around 11.4 million. The company had no specific news today.
NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE: NRG) dropped about 6.7% on Monday to post a new 52-week low of $13.08 against a 52-week high of $33.92. The stock closed at $14.02 on Friday night. Volume was about equal to the daily average of around 7 million shares traded. The utility operator had no specific news today.
Range Resources Inc. (NYSE: RRC) dropped around 7.6% on Monday to post a new 52-week low at $28.93 after closing at $31.32 on Friday. The stock’s 52-week high is $74.64. Share volume was about 40% higher than the daily average of around 4.4 million. The natural gas producer could have been feeling the effects of a drop of more than 5% in natural gas commodity prices today..
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