These nine stocks struck 52-week highs:

  • While trading on below-average volume, Sempra Energy (SRE) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $63.62. It peaked at $64.22. The stock price has gained 1.2% with 877,512 shares moving. The stock has risen $8.33 (15%) over the last three months from a price of $55.64 on January 19, 2012. The stock is trading 6.6% above its 50-day moving average and 12.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Diageo plc (DEO) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $99.51. In spite of its performance and peak price of $100.24, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price has gained 1.8% with 535,848 shares moving. Share price is up, having risen $3.48 (3.6%) from $96.27 on March 16, 2012. The stock is trading 3.4% above its 50-day moving average and 10.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, PPG Industries (PPG) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $98.55. It peaked at $98.60. Shares are trading at a volume of 525,219 at a price bump of 1.7%. Share price is up $4.97 (5.3%) from $93.59 on March 16, 2012. The stock is trading 4.7% above its 50-day moving average and 11.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Verisign (VRSN) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $40.99. In spite of its performance and peak price of $41.65, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares have risen 2.3%, trading at a volume of 1.1 million shares. Share price climbed over the last three months, now up $5.77 (16.2%) from $35.75 on January 19, 2012. The stock is trading 8.4% above its 50-day moving average and 15.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (WAB) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $79.08. It peaked at $79.84. The stock is up 2.2% with 318,817 shares changing hands. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $8.51 (12%) from a price of $70.78 on February 16, 2012. The stock is trading 5.8% above its 50-day moving average and 12.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of SBA Communications Corporation (SBAC) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $52.75. In spite of its performance and peak price of $52.97, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares are up 1.2%, trading at a volume of 421,599. The stock has risen $7.48 (16.5%) over the last three months from a price of $45.39 on January 19, 2012. The stock is trading 6.2% above its 50-day moving average and 16.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRB) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $37.04. It peaked at $37.47. On volume of 435,077 shares, the stock has risen 1%. Share price is up, having risen $1.85 (5.2%) from $35.43 on March 16, 2012. The stock is trading 3.3% above its 50-day moving average and 8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Dillard's (DDS) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $64.50. In spite of its performance and peak price of $64.72, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price has risen 1.4% on a volume of 250,085 shares. The stock is trading 4.5% above its 50-day moving average and 18.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, SXC Health Solutions (SXCI) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $79.88. It peaked at $80.67. Shares have gained 2.7% on volume of 186,517 shares. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, rising $19.36 (31.6%) from a price of $61.20 on February 16, 2012. The stock is trading 9.8% above its 50-day moving average and 22.2% above its 200-day moving average.