The Coca-Cola Company, Seagate Technology, Other Stocks Hit 52-Week Highs Wednesday

Published April 25, 2012

| FOXBusiness

Here are nine stocks that hit 52-week highs:

  • The share price of The Coca-Cola Company (KO) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $74.48. In spite of its performance and peak price of $74.93, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares have climbed 1.1% with volume of 3.8 million shares. Share price is up $3.00 (4.2%) from $71.90 on March 26, 2012. The stock is trading 3.9% above its 50-day moving average and 7.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Seagate Technology (STX) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $29.88. It peaked at $31.32. The stock is up 3% with 9.1 million shares changing hands. The stock is trading 11.5% above its 50-day moving average and 30.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Pfizer (PFE) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $22.80. In spite of its performance and peak price of $22.97, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares have gained 1.5% on volume of 11.9 million shares. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, climbing $1.70 (8%) from a price of $21.26 on February 27, 2012. The stock is trading 4.1% above its 50-day moving average and 8.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Harley-Davidson (HOG) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $52.03. The stock was trading on above-average volume. The stock price is up 5.5% with a volume of three million shares. Share price is up, having risen $2.63 (5.2%) from $50.48 on March 26, 2012. The stock is trading 9% above its 50-day moving average and 18.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (WYN) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $48.38. It peaked at $49.65. While trading at a volume of 1.4 million, the stock price has risen 3.2%. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $8.72 (21.8%) from a price of $39.92 on January 27, 2012. The stock is trading 5.9% above its 50-day moving average and 18.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Biogen Idec (BIIB) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $130. In spite of its performance and peak price of $130.73, the stock was trading on below-average volume. On volume of 480,327 shares, the stock has risen 2.2%. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $14.21 (12.2%) from a price of $116.40 on February 27, 2012. The stock is trading 5.2% above its 50-day moving average and 11.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Kansas City Southern (KSU) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $75.31. It peaked at $77.65. Shares are up 2.5%, trading at a volume of 664,860. The stock has risen $8.38 (12.2%) over the last three months from a price of $68.60 on January 27, 2012. The stock is trading 7.5% above its 50-day moving average and 12.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of PPG Industries (PPG) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $102.18. In spite of its performance and peak price of $103.77, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price has risen 1.6% on a volume of 475,498 shares. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $8.22 (8.6%) from a price of $95.41 on March 26, 2012. The stock is trading 8.3% above its 50-day moving average and 14.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $119.31. It peaked at $120.74. Shares have risen 2.1%, trading at a volume of 383,875 shares. Share price is up $11.04 (10.1%) from $109.60 on March 26, 2012. The stock is trading 8.8% above its 50-day moving average and 20.3% above its 200-day moving average.

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