AT&T, Altria Group Among Stocks Hitting 52-Week Highs Thursday

Published June 14, 2012

| FOXBusiness

These nine stocks struck 52-week highs:

  • While trading on above-average volume, AT&T (T) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $35.06. Shares went up 2%, trading at a volume of 31.4 million shares. Shares have shown some positive movement over the last two months as the price has climbed $4.80 (15.5%) from a price of $30.89 on April 17, 2012. The stock is trading 6.6% above its 50-day moving average and 12.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Altria Group (MO) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $33.47. In spite of its performance and peak price of $33.86, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares climbed 1.2%, trading at a volume of 10 million shares. Share price increased over the last three months, now up $3.57 (11.9%) from $30.11 on March 19, 2012. The stock is trading 4.7% above its 50-day moving average and 9.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Biogen Idec (BIIB) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $138.50. The stock was trading on above-average volume. With a volume of 1.6 million, the stock price improved 3.3%. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $18.69 (15.6%) from a price of $119.97 on March 19, 2012. The stock is trading 4.9% above its 50-day moving average and 11.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Kimberly-Clark (KMB) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $81.72. It peaked at $82.58. After trading at a volume of 2.4 million, the stock price rose 1.1%. The stock has risen $9.56 (13.1%) over the last three months from a price of $73.01 on March 19, 2012. The stock is trading 4.3% above its 50-day moving average and 9.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Dominion Resources (D) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $53.68. The stock price went up 1.3% with a volume of 2.8 million. Share price is up, having risen $1.42 (2.7%) from $52.30 on May 15, 2012. The stock is trading 3.1% above its 50-day moving average and 4.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Dollar Tree (DLTR) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $107.75. In spite of its performance and peak price of $108.20, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares rose 1.3%, moving with volume of 849,389 shares. Share price improved over the last three months, now up $14.22 (15.2%) from $93.69 on March 19, 2012. The stock is trading 6.1% above its 50-day moving average and 14.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of IHS (IHS) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $103.25. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares went up 1.5% on volume of 633,970. Shares have been on an upward trajectory over the past month, rising $6.20 (6.4%) from a price of $97.56 on May 15, 2012. The stock is trading 4.4% above its 50-day moving average and 9.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, DTE Energy (DTE) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $58.99. It peaked at $59.55. With a volume of 1.1 million, the stock price climbed 1.2%. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $4.80 (8.8%) from a price of $54.67 on March 19, 2012. The stock is trading 5.2% above its 50-day moving average and 8.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Northeast Utilities (NU) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $37.83. In spite of its performance and peak price of $38.22, the stock was trading on below-average volume. After trading at a volume of 1.6 million, the stock price increased 1.4%. Share price is up $2.32 (6.5%) from $35.78 on May 15, 2012. The stock is trading 4.6% above its 50-day moving average and 6.1% above its 200-day moving average.

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