Pharmacyclics, Choice Hotels International Among Stocks Setting 52-Week Highs Wednesday

Published June 20, 2012

| FOXBusiness

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

  • The share price of Pharmacyclics (PCYC) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $43.33. In spite of its performance and peak price of $44.48, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price has gained 3.3% with 657,509 shares moving. The stock is trading 32.6% above its 50-day moving average and 43.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Choice Hotels International (CHH) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $39.45. The stock price is up 7.7% with a volume of 637,450 shares. Shares have been on an upward trajectory over the past month, rising $5.20 (14.4%) from a price of $36 on May 21, 2012. The stock is trading 11.3% above its 50-day moving average and 10.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, NetSuite (N) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $51.78. It peaked at $52.39. On volume of 403,796 shares, the stock has risen 2.3%. Share price is up, having risen $7.50 (16.9%) from $44.49 on May 21, 2012. The stock is trading 12.8% above its 50-day moving average and 13.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Medidata Solutions (MDSO) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $29.65. The stock was trading on above-average volume. While trading at a volume of 221,794, the stock price has risen 4.4%. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $5.06 (20.2%) from a price of $25 on April 23, 2012. The stock is trading 8.6% above its 50-day moving average and 19.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Allegiant Travel Company (ALGT) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $68.83. In spite of its performance and peak price of $70.61, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares have risen 1.7%, trading at a volume of 94,397 shares. The stock has risen $18.10 (34.9%) over the last three months from a price of $51.79 on March 23, 2012. The stock is trading 9.5% above its 50-day moving average and 18.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Jack in the Box (JACK) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $26.09. It peaked at $26.26. The stock price has risen 1% on a volume of 193,041 shares. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $3.46 (15.2%) from a price of $22.74 on April 23, 2012. The stock is trading 7.4% above its 50-day moving average and 12.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Service Corporation International (SCI) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $12.12. In spite of its performance and peak price of $12.20, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares are up 1.1%, trading at a volume of 353,738. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $1.32 (12.2%) from a price of $10.82 on April 23, 2012. The stock is trading 6.2% above its 50-day moving average and 9.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, PNM Resources (PNM) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $19.17. It peaked at $19.25. The stock is up 1.3% with 214,802 shares changing hands. Share price is up $1.18 (6.5%) from $18.04 on May 21, 2012. The stock is trading 3.9% above its 50-day moving average and 5.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of AEP Industries (AEPI) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $37.62. In spite of its performance and peak price of $38.23, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price has gained 1.1% with 39,743 shares moving. Share price is up $3.74 (10.9%) from $34.20 on May 21, 2012. The stock is trading 8% above its 50-day moving average and 14.4% above its 200-day moving average.

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