Ecolab, Dillard's Among Stocks Hitting 52-Week Highs Monday

Published May 07, 2012

| FOXBusiness

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

  • While trading on below-average volume, Ecolab (ECL) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $64.50. It peaked at $64.88. Shares have climbed 1.9% with volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, climbing $5.38 (9.1%) from a price of $59.33 on March 8, 2012. The stock is trading 4.4% above its 50-day moving average and 9.3% 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 $66.56. In spite of its performance and peak price of $67.13, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares have risen 2.2%, trading at a volume of 646,903 shares. The stock is trading 5.4% above its 50-day moving average and 18.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Mohawk Industries (MHK) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $74.31. It peaked at $75.44. While trading at a volume of 515,321, the stock price has risen 1.1%. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $11.80 (18.9%) from a price of $62.56 on March 8, 2012. The stock is trading 13.6% above its 50-day moving average and 18.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of US Airways Group (LCC) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $10.94. In spite of its performance and peak price of $11, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares are trading at a volume of 2.9 million at a price rise of 2.6%. The stock is trading 27.5% above its 50-day moving average and 35.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Synacor (SYNC) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $11.72. Shares are up 13.4%, trading at a volume of 2.5 million.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Mellanox Technologies (MLNX) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of 20 cents. It peaked at $59.78. The stock price has gained 3.6% with 358,404 shares moving. The stock is trading 21% above its 50-day moving average and 33.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of The Madison Square Garden (MSG) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $38.38. In spite of its performance and peak price of $38.90, the stock was trading on below-average volume. On volume of 225,638 shares, the stock has risen 1.3%. The stock has risen $8.28 (27.5%) over the last three months from a price of $30.15 on February 8, 2012. The stock is trading 10.6% above its 50-day moving average and 20.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Apogee (APOG) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $15.75. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares have risen 5.4%, trading at a volume of 314,418 shares. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $2.92 (22.5%) from a price of $12.98 on March 8, 2012. The stock is trading 14.2% above its 50-day moving average and 20.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, PacWest Bancorp (PACW) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $25.22. It peaked at $25.25. While trading at a volume of 64,645, the stock price has risen 1.2%. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, increasing $3.10 (14%) from a price of $22.14 on March 8, 2012. The stock is trading 6.5% above its 50-day moving average and 16.7% above its 200-day moving average.

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