Berkshire Hathaway, CVS Caremark Among Stocks Hitting 52-Week Highs Friday

Published June 29, 2012

| FOXBusiness

These nine stocks struck 52-week highs:

  • While trading on above-average volume, Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $83.03. The stock price improved 1.2% with a volume of 5.6 million. Shares have been on on the rise over the past month, climbing $3.97 (5%) from a price of $79.36 on May 31, 2012. The stock is trading 3% above its 50-day moving average and 4.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of CVS Caremark (CVS) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $46.42. In spite of its performance and peak price of $46.93, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares increased 1.6%, trading at a volume of 7.3 million shares. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $1.79 (4%) from a price of $44.94 on May 31, 2012. The stock is trading 3.3% above its 50-day moving average and 6.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Altria Group (MO) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $34.13. The stock was trading on above-average volume. With a volume of 9.2 million, the stock price climbed 1.5%. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $3.46 (11.1%) from a price of $31.09 on April 3, 2012. The stock is trading 5.1% above its 50-day moving average and 10.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Costco Wholesale (COST) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $93. After trading at a volume of 3.3 million, the stock price went up 2.2%. Shares have been on an upward trajectory over the past month, rising $8.61 (10%) from a price of $86.39 on May 31, 2012. The stock is trading 8% above its 50-day moving average and 9.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Colgate-Palmolive (CL) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $102. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares rose 2.1%, moving with volume of 2.5 million shares. Share price is up, having risen $5.80 (5.9%) from $98.30 on May 31, 2012. The stock is trading 4.4% above its 50-day moving average and 8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Eli Lilly & (LLY) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $42.47. Shares improved 1.9% on volume of 5.9 million. The stock has risen $2.59 (6.4%) over the last three months from a price of $40.32 on April 3, 2012. The stock is trading 3.7% above its 50-day moving average and 6.3% 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 $83.33. It peaked at $83.77. The stock price climbed 1.5% with a volume of 2.3 million. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $4.42 (5.6%) from a price of $79.35 on May 31, 2012. The stock is trading 4% above its 50-day moving average and 9.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Biogen Idec (BIIB) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $143.74. The stock was trading on above-average volume. With a volume of 1.3 million, the stock price rose 3%. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $15.58 (12.1%) from a price of $128.80 on April 3, 2012. The stock is trading 6.1% above its 50-day moving average and 13.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Allstate (ALL) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $34.99. Shares went up 2.8%, trading at a volume of 5.3 million shares. Share price is up, having risen $1.15 (3.4%) from $33.94 on May 31, 2012. The stock is trading 3.6% above its 50-day moving average and 9.8% above its 200-day moving average.

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