US Airways Group, PetSmart Among Stocks Hitting 52-Week Highs Thursday

Published May 24, 2012

| FOXBusiness

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

  • While trading on above-average volume, US Airways Group (LCC) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $11.73. Shares are trading at a volume of 10.5 million at a price bump of 8.8%. The stock is trading 22% above its 50-day moving average and 36.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, PetSmart (PETM) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $63.19. It peaked at $64.38. The stock price is up 1% with a volume of 1.4 million shares. Share price has been rising, and is up $7.91 (14.2%) from a price of $55.66 on May 17, 2012. The stock is trading 11% above its 50-day moving average and 15.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Dean Foods (DF) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $14.88. In spite of its performance and peak price of $14.98, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price has risen 2% on a volume of 1.4 million shares. Share price is up $3.10 (26.2%) from $11.82 on April 25, 2012. The stock is trading 14.9% above its 50-day moving average and 22.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of The Toro Company (TTC) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $73.05. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares have climbed 7.4% with volume of 254,180 shares. Shares are up, having risen $7.40 (11.3%) from a price of $65.77 on May 17, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $69.91 today.

  • While trading on above-average volume, AFC (AFCE) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $18.27. Shares have gained 10.3% on volume of 297,303 shares. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $3.67 (22.5%) from a price of $16.30 on February 28, 2012. The stock is trading 15.5% above its 50-day moving average and 19.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, West Pharmaceutical Services (WST) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $46.56. It peaked at $47.28. On volume of 79,442 shares, the stock has risen 1.5%. Share price improved over the last three months, now up $4.73 (11.3%) from $42 on February 28, 2012. The stock is trading 6.9% above its 50-day moving average and 12.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Saia (SAIA) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $21.29. In spite of its performance and peak price of $21.83, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares have gained 3.4% on volume of 121,871 shares. Share price is up $4.80 (28.6%) from $16.79 on April 25, 2012. The stock is trading 14.5% above its 50-day moving average and 26.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Lakes Entertainment (LACO) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $2.87. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares are trading at a volume of 75,491 at a price spike of 3.4%. The stock is trading 24.6% above its 50-day moving average and 27.7% above its 200-day moving average.

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