These stocks struck one-year highs:

  • The share price of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (VRTX) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $64.50. In spite of its performance and peak price of $65.37, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares are trading at a volume of 4.1 million at a price bump of 4.7%. The stock is trading 52% above its 50-day moving average and 40.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Medivation (MDVN) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $84.42. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares have gained 3.4% on volume of 717,933 shares. The stock has risen $17.89 (26.3%) over the last three months from a price of $67.96 on February 15, 2012. The stock is trading 11.9% above its 50-day moving average and 31.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, US Airways Group (LCC) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $11.47. It peaked at $11.73. The stock is up 1.8% with 3.8 million shares changing hands. The stock is trading 25.7% above its 50-day moving average and 36.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, The Ultimate Software Group (ULTI) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $78.14. Shares have climbed 4.2% with volume of 249,595 shares. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $10.53 (15.4%) from a price of $68.17 on February 15, 2012. The stock is trading 6.4% above its 50-day moving average and 13.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Manitex International (MNTX) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $10. The stock was trading on above-average volume. The stock price is up 3.6% with a volume of 193,183 shares. The stock is trading 19.4% above its 50-day moving average and 38.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Hilltop Holdings (HTH) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $10.86. In spite of its performance and peak price of $10.89, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares are up 1.6%, trading at a volume of 168,786. The stock is trading 30.3% above its 50-day moving average and 23.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, CalAmp (CAMP) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $6.60. It peaked at $6.79. On volume of 183,827 shares, the stock has risen 3.1%. The stock is trading 20.4% above its 50-day moving average and 30.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of BioDelivery Sciences International (BDSI) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $4.17. In spite of its performance and peak price of $4.20, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares have gained 1.9% on volume of 226,213 shares. The stock is trading 28.4% above its 50-day moving average and 46.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Spark Networks (LOV) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $4.92. It peaked at $4.98. The stock is up 3.3% with 3,200 shares changing hands.