These nine stocks set 52-week highs:

  • The share price of Ecolab (ECL) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $65.60. The stock was trading on above-average volume. With a volume of 2.3 million, the stock price improved 1.2%. The stock has risen $6.44 (10.9%) over the last three months from a price of $59.23 on March 12, 2012. The stock is trading 3.3% above its 50-day moving average and 8.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Progress Energy (PGN) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $56.74. In spite of its performance and peak price of $57.53, the stock was trading on below-average volume. On volume of 1.7 million shares, the stock price climbed 1.5%. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $6.06 (11.8%) from a price of $51.47 on April 10, 2012. The stock is trading 6.1% above its 50-day moving average and 6.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Seattle Genetics (SGEN) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $22.40. Shares saw a 1.9% price bump and traded at a volume of 2.7 million.

  • The share price of TW Telecom (TWTC) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $23.79. The stock was trading on above-average volume. After trading at a volume of 2.1 million, the stock price went up 3.9%. Shares have shown some positive movement over the last two months as the price has climbed $3.11 (14.8%) from a price of $20.97 on April 10, 2012. The stock is trading 7.1% above its 50-day moving average and 12.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P (BIP) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $32.21. On volume of 740,027 shares, shares improved 1.2%. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $2.83 (9.5%) from a price of $29.66 on April 10, 2012. The stock is trading 4.3% above its 50-day moving average and 9.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of B&G Foods (BGS) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $24.89. The stock was trading on above-average volume. With a volume of 627,579, the stock price rose 1.1%. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $3.72 (17.5%) from a price of $21.23 on April 10, 2012. The stock is trading 10.2% above its 50-day moving average and 10.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Select Medical Holdings Corporation (SEM) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $9.66. After trading at a volume of 910,428, the stock price climbed 4.6%. The stock is trading 11.1% above its 50-day moving average and 14.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Ellie Mae (ELLI) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $16.87. It peaked at $17.39. Shares rose 2.5%, moving with volume of 290,907 shares.

  • The share price of Huaneng Power International (HNP) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $26.68. The stock was trading on above-average volume. The stock price improved 1.4% with a volume of 159,758. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, climbing $5.03 (22.9%) from a price of $22 on April 10, 2012. The stock is trading 12.6% above its 50-day moving average and 15.4% above its 200-day moving average.