Unusual Activity Sighted in Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE:CRL) Shares

Shares of Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE:CRL) are experiencing unusual volume during today’s trading.  While the stock price moved along with the volume change, shares are touching $107.33 at the time of writing.  The day’s total volume of 842730 this morning is in contrast from the three-month daily average of 365.13K.  When we divide the current volume by the three-month average volume, we get a relative volume of 3.74.

Why is this important?

Trading volume is a hugely important consideration for any investor.  By watching how many shares are trading hands and looking for any changes in that activity, trading opportunities can be spotted along with a deeper understanding of the reliability of other indicators on the stock. 

Looking Back

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE:CRL)‘s market cap, the total dollar value of all of their outstanding shares, is 4753.75m.  Including today’s unusual volume, Charles River Laboratories International, Inc.‘s stock is performing at -6.82% on the year.  For the week, the stock is performing 1.91%.  Over the past month the firm’s stock is -5.62%, -0.84% for the last quarter, 4.10% for the past six-months and 22.38% for the last year.

Current levels places Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. (NYSE:CRL)’s stock about -4.57% from the 50-day high and 10.99% away from the 50-day low.  

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