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

  • The share price of Quest Software (QSFT) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $26.85. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares have gained 5.1% on volume of 6.2 million shares. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $4.38 (18.9%) from a price of $23.19 on April 26, 2012. The stock is trading 11.1% above its 50-day moving average and 19.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Pharmacyclics (PCYC) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $48.57. In spite of its performance and peak price of $49.61, the stock was trading on below-average volume. On volume of 753,825 shares, the stock has risen 3.6%. The stock is trading 41.2% above its 50-day moving average and 47.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Synta Pharmaceuticals (SNTA) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $7.24. Shares have climbed 9.1% with volume of 2.4 million shares. The stock is trading 55.5% above its 50-day moving average and 41.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Akorn (AKRX) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $15.38. It peaked at $15.78. The stock is up 3.4% with 693,876 shares changing hands. Shares have shown some positive movement over the last two months as the price has climbed $3.92 (33.4%) from a price of $11.73 on April 26, 2012. The stock is trading 13.7% above its 50-day moving average and 22.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Synageva BioPharma (GEVA) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $40.38. In spite of its performance and peak price of $41.27, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares are up 5.8%, trading at a volume of 168,930.

  • The share price of BofI (BOFI) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $19.30. The stock was trading on above-average volume. While trading at a volume of 94,678, the stock price has risen 2.1%. Share price is up $1.22 (6.6%) from $18.37 on May 24, 2012. The stock is trading 5.7% above its 50-day moving average and 11.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Kaiser Federal Financial Group inc (KFFG) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $14.70. It peaked at $15.34. Shares are trading at a volume of 66,984 at a price bump of 4%. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $1.40 (10.3%) from a price of $13.55 on April 26, 2012. The stock is trading 7.1% above its 50-day moving average and 10% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, VelocityShares 3X Inverse Crude ETN linked to the S\x26P GSCI Crude Oil Index Excess Return (DWTI) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $92.51. On volume of 3,989 shares, the stock has risen 7%.

  • The share price of Neuberger Berman NY Int Mun Common (NBO) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $16.22. In spite of its performance and peak price of $16.30, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price has gained 1.8% with 5,253 shares moving. The stock has risen $1.59 (10.8%) over the last three months from a price of $14.70 on March 28, 2012. The stock is trading 5.5% above its 50-day moving average and 6.9% above its 200-day moving average.