Equinix, Watson Pharmaceuticals Among Stocks Hitting 52-Week Highs Thursday

Published April 26, 2012

| FOXBusiness

These stocks set one-year highs:

  • While trading on above-average volume, Equinix (EQIX) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $161.56. On volume of 3.1 million shares, the stock has risen 10.7%. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $150.06 today.

  • The share price of Watson Pharmaceuticals (WPI) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $73.35. The stock was trading on above-average volume. The stock price is up 5.7% with a volume of 6.3 million shares. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $15.02 (25.6%) from a price of $58.64 on February 28, 2012. The stock is trading 13% above its 50-day moving average and 14.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of AT&T (T) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $31.97. In spite of its performance and peak price of $32.25, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares have gained 1.6% on volume of 14.3 million shares. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $2.90 (9.9%) from a price of $29.34 on January 30, 2012. The stock is trading 3.7% above its 50-day moving average and 6.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $128. The stock is up 9.1% with 2.2 million shares changing hands. The stock is trading 16.9% above its 50-day moving average and 36.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of O'Reilly Automotive (ORLY) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $98.09. The stock was trading on above-average volume. While trading at a volume of 2.7 million, the stock price has risen 4.2%. Share price went up over the last three months, now up $18.33 (22.3%) from $82.35 on January 30, 2012. The stock is trading 8.9% above its 50-day moving average and 17.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Mastercard (MA) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $445.06. It peaked at $451.90. The stock price has risen 1.4% on a volume of 467,762 shares. Share price is up $20.45 (4.7%) from $430.66 on March 27, 2012. The stock is trading 5.2% above its 50-day moving average and 14.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, AutoZone (AZO) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $386.25. On volume of 492,213 shares, the stock has risen 1.4%. The stock has risen $40.42 (11.6%) over the last three months from a price of $347.67 on January 30, 2012. The stock is trading 2.4% above its 50-day moving average and 9.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Amgen (AMGN) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $70.25. In spite of its performance and peak price of $71.03, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares are trading at a volume of 2.2 million at a price rise of 1%. Shares price has risen $3.77 (5.6%) from $67.13 on April 19, 2012. The stock is trading 4.9% above its 50-day moving average and 10% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. (TSM) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $15.52. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares have risen 4.9%, trading at a volume of nine million shares. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing 28 cents (1.8%) from a price of $15.37 on March 27, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $14.97 today.

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