These nine stocks struck 52-week highs:

  • While trading on above-average volume, Arena Pharmaceuticals (ARNA) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $7.92. The stock price has risen 3.8% on a volume of 38.2 million shares. The stock is trading 57.1% above its 50-day moving average and 63.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Family Dollar Stores (FDO) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $70.15. In spite of its performance and peak price of $70.87, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock is up 1.4% with 818,660 shares changing hands. Share price is up, having risen $3.34 (5%) from $67.05 on May 14, 2012. The stock is trading 4.7% above its 50-day moving average and 13.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Perrigo Company (PRGO) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $109.75. It peaked at $111.50. Shares are trading at a volume of 365,319 at a price bump of 1.2%. Share price is up $11.09 (11.1%) from $99.91 on May 14, 2012. The stock is trading 7.2% above its 50-day moving average and 9.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of athenahealth (ATHN) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $80.13. In spite of its performance and peak price of $82.32, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares have gained 2.4% on volume of 198,962 shares. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $11.88 (17%) from a price of $70.03 on April 16, 2012. The stock is trading 10.2% above its 50-day moving average and 17.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, B&G Foods (BGS) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $25.64. It peaked at $26.13. Shares have climbed 2.2% with volume of 263,425 shares. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, climbing $4.14 (18.9%) from a price of $21.95 on April 16, 2012. The stock is trading 13.1% above its 50-day moving average and 13.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of West Pharmaceutical Services (WST) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $48.99. In spite of its performance and peak price of $49.63, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares are up 2.5%, trading at a volume of 64,465. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $9.64 (24.1%) from a price of $39.93 on April 16, 2012. The stock is trading 8.2% above its 50-day moving average and 15.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, NewLink Genetics (NLNK) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $13.92. It peaked at $14.33. Shares have risen 6.7%, trading at a volume of 56,313 shares.

  • The share price of Harbinger Group (HRG) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $6.30. In spite of its performance and peak price of $6.41, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price has gained 3.7% with 111,811 shares moving. Shares price has risen $1.61 (33.5%) from $4.80 on June 6, 2012. The stock is trading 27.5% above its 50-day moving average and 23.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Eaton Vance National Municipl Opprtnt Tr (EOT) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $22.78. It peaked at $22.87. Shares are trading at a volume of 21,311 at a price spike of 1.3%. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $1.19 (5.5%) from a price of $21.65 on May 14, 2012. The stock is trading 3.6% above its 50-day moving average and 6.5% above its 200-day moving average.