Active Stocks at NYSE: Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:AMD), Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE:ANR), Vale) (NYSE:VALE), General Electric Company (NYSE:GE)

Shares of Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:AMD) saw unusually large options trading activity on Friday. Stock investors acquired 25,372 call options on the company, American Banking reports. This is an increase of approximately 281% compared to the average daily volume of 6,651 call options. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) stock performance was 5.90% in last session and finished the day at $3.95. Traded volume was 55,395,640 million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 22.55 million shares. The beta of the stock remained 2.71. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE:AMD) insider ownership is 0.20%.

Alpha Natural Resources, Inc (NYSE:ANR) announced that it has entered into a consent decree with the US Environmental Protection Agency, US Department of Justice and 3 states regarding claims under the Clean Water Act. Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR) dropped -12.41 percent to $4.80 yesterday on volume of million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $4.79 to $5.30. Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE:ANR) has a market capitalization of $1.06 million.

Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE) led Brazil’s Ibovespa to a third week of losses as iron ore slumped into a bear market, while the real declined after data showed the nation posted a trade deficit. Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE)’s stock on Mar 7, 2014 reported a decrease of -5.09% to the closing price of $13.04. Its fifty two weeks range is $12.39 -$19.10. The total market capitalization recorded $67.20 billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 37,347,616 million shares. In its share capital, Vale SA (ADR) (NYSE:VALE) has 5.15 million outstanding shares.

General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) has taken advantage of continued low rates with a $3B bond sale comprising $2.25B of 30-year notes and $750M in 10-year paper. The auction attracted strong demand, mainly due to the not-so-common opportunity to buy debt from the parent company On Friday, shares of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) dropped -0.34% to close the day at $26.13. Company return on investment (ROI) is 5.00% and its monthly performance is recorded as 7.49%. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) quarterly revenue growth is -0.27%.