SPDR S&P 500 ETF and Arch Coal Among Most Active Stocks in NYSE Pre-Market

By Christopher Witrak  OCT 26, 2012 8:50 AM

iShares Russell 2000 Index was unchanged this morning.

 


MINYANVILLE ORIGINAL The three most active funds and stocks in pre-market trading on the NYSE were SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY), Arch Coal (NYSE:ACI), and iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSEARCA:IWM) as of 9:00 a.m. EDT.

Investors traded 4.15 million shares of SPDR S&P 500 ETF, which was down $0.09, or 0.06%. (See also: Pre-Market Primer: US GDP Beats Expectations; Tech Earnings Are Amazing but Underwhelming.)

Investors exchanged 1.74 million shares of Arch Coal, which was up $0.70, or 9.58%. Arch Coal surprised analysts by reporting a third quarter profit of $45.8 million, or $0.22 per share, compared to $8.9 million, or $0.04 per share, in the prior-year quarter. Revenue fell 9% to $1.09 billion. Analysts had expected a net loss of $0.16 per share on revenue of $1.01 billion.

Investors also traded 1.48 million shares of iShares Russell 2000 Index, which was unchanged.

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