These are the nine most popular stocks that rose to 52-week highs:

  • The share price of Intel Corporation (INTC) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $28.78. In spite of its performance and peak price of $29.02, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price has risen 2% on a volume of 17.5 million shares. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing 85 cents (3%) from a price of $28.11 on March 30, 2012. The stock is trading 4% above its 50-day moving average and 10.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Mastercard (MA) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $462.34. It peaked at $466.31. The stock price is up 3% with a volume of 611,367 shares. Share price is up $45.20 (10.7%) from $420.54 on March 30, 2012. The stock is trading 7.7% above its 50-day moving average and 16.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $30.46. In spite of its performance and peak price of $30.82, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares have gained 1.5% on volume of 7.6 million shares. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $4.12 (15.4%) from a price of $26.69 on February 2, 2012. The stock is trading 3.8% above its 50-day moving average and 14.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, American Express Company (AXP) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $60.96. It peaked at $61.06. Shares have climbed 1.4% with volume of 3.7 million shares. Share price went up over the last three months, now up $9.87 (19.3%) from $51.16 on February 2, 2012. The stock is trading 6.4% above its 50-day moving average and 14.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Visa (V) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $124.21. In spite of its performance and peak price of $125.28, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock is up 1.8% with 1.7 million shares changing hands. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $7.24 (6.1%) from a price of $118 on March 30, 2012. The stock is trading 4.7% above its 50-day moving average and 14.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Philip Morris International (PM) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $90.63. It peaked at $91.03. Shares have risen 1.6%, trading at a volume of 2.2 million shares. The stock has risen $15.14 (20%) over the last three months from a price of $75.84 on February 2, 2012. The stock is trading 4.3% above its 50-day moving average and 12.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of The Home Depot (HD) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $52.39. In spite of its performance and peak price of $52.59, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares are trading at a volume of 3.6 million at a price rise of 1.4%. Share price is up, having risen $2.20 (4.4%) from $50.31 on March 30, 2012. The stock is trading 4.3% above its 50-day moving average and 15.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Altria Group (MO) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $32.25. It peaked at $32.62. Shares are trading at a volume of 3.5 million at a price increase of 1.2%. Share price went up over the last three months, now up $4.06 (14.2%) from $28.54 on February 2, 2012. The stock is trading 4.8% above its 50-day moving average and 10.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of U.S. Bancorp (USB) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $32.55. In spite of its performance and peak price of $32.98, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares have gained 1.5% on volume of 3.5 million shares. The stock has risen $4.08 (14.3%) over the last three months from a price of $28.57 on February 2, 2012. The stock is trading 4.4% above its 50-day moving average and 13.3% above its 200-day moving average.