AT&T, Verizon Communications, Other Stocks Hit 52-Week Highs Friday

Published May 11, 2012

| FOXBusiness

These nine stocks hit 52-week highs:

  • The share price of AT&T (T) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $33.33. In spite of its performance and peak price of $33.89, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares are up 2.2%, trading at a volume of 20.2 million. Share price is up $3.01 (9.8%) from $30.84 on April 12, 2012. The stock is trading 6.4% above its 50-day moving average and 10.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Verizon Communications (VZ) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $40.84. It peaked at $41.43. The stock is up 1.8% with 7.7 million shares changing hands. Shares have been on an upward trajectory over the past month, rising $3.72 (9.9%) from a price of $37.55 on April 12, 2012. The stock is trading 5.3% above its 50-day moving average and 7.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Dillard's (DDS) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $67.22. Shares are trading at a volume of 3.8 million at a price increase of 9.1%. The stock is trading 12.7% above its 50-day moving average and 23.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Biogen Idec (BIIB) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $135.84. In spite of its performance and peak price of $137.47, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares have risen 2.2%, trading at a volume of 535,692 shares. The stock has risen $17.55 (14.7%) over the last three months from a price of $119.70 on February 14, 2012. The stock is trading 6.9% above its 50-day moving average and 14% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Allstate (ALL) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $34.83. It peaked at $34.99. Shares have climbed 1.1% with volume of two million shares. Share price is up, having risen $2.11 (6.4%) from $32.87 on April 12, 2012. The stock is trading 5.5% above its 50-day moving average and 14.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of The Hain Celestial Group (HAIN) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $53.50. The stock was trading on above-average volume. The stock price is up 3.6% with a volume of 762,578 shares. The stock is trading 18.6% above its 50-day moving average and 27.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Medivation (MDVN) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $81.99. In spite of its performance and peak price of $82.78, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price has risen 4.2% on a volume of 442,554 shares. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $7.02 (9.3%) from a price of $75.28 on April 12, 2012. The stock is trading 7.7% above its 50-day moving average and 28.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, National Grid plc (NGG) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $54.71. It peaked at $55. The stock price has gained 1.1% with 350,537 shares moving. Share price went up over the last three months, now up $4.50 (8.9%) from $50.41 on February 14, 2012. The stock is trading 4.6% above its 50-day moving average and 8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, HeartWare International (HTWR) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $81.06. On volume of 225,635 shares, the stock has risen 6.4%.

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