Pfizer Inc. (PFE), Halliburton Company (HAL), Ford Motor Company (F) Among the Most Popular Stocks Today

Editor’s note: Related tickers: Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU)

The markets are closed after an active day for some stocks. If we take a look to the volume leaders, then we can notice that the first ten position remained almost unchanged since morning and afternoon. However, among top leaders are worth mentioning some other companies like: Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL), Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU).

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE)

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) closed 0.42% lower at $30.93 in turnover of $23.7 million. In a statement issued today, MaRS Innovation said about a strategic partnership with Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), under which the companies will work on developing early-stage technologies related to human health in therapeutics and diagnostics. “Partnering with MaRS Innovation gives Pfizer access to Toronto’s robust innovation pipeline and a close look at emerging IP from Canada. It signals both the strength and attractiveness of our commercialization model and Toronto-based research technologies to global industry players,” the statement quoted Dr. Raphael Hofstein, president and CEO of MaRS Innovation.

Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) advanced by 5.55% to $39.28 in deals worth $25.5 million. Today, Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) released its financial results for the first quarter of 2013, which showed an income from continuing operations of $624 million, excluding a $637 million charge to increase a reserve related to the Macondo litigation. In this way, the company reported a loss of $13 million ($0.01 per diluted share), the company said in a statement.

With deals worth over $25.5 million, Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) grew by 1.01% to $13.06. On Wednesday, the company is releasing its financial results. Analysts estimate that Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) will report a $0.38 EPS, while the revenue estimates amount to $33.78 million, according to Yahoo! Finance.

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is the next on the list, its turnover amounting to $25.4 million. The stock inched up by 0.97% to $25.98. Insider Monkey discussed earlier today that Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is the leader among social network websites, having a market share of 82.54% of visits, according to DreamGrow. With a sustaining growth and developing, Facebook could surprise analyst estimates in the next years through achievements from its acquisitions, product developments and small changes in its business model.

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) is closing the list. The turnover of the stock amounts to slightly over $24.9 million. The shares of Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) edged down by 0.43% to $9.31. According to iStockAnalyst, Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) could be one of the companies that could benefit from the release of the Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s latest revealed product, Google Glass.

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