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

  • The share price of US Bancorp (USB) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $33.26. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares saw a 1.6% price rise and traded at a volume of 12 million. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $3.21 (10.6%) from a price of $30.27 on May 18, 2012. The stock is trading 6.2% above its 50-day moving average and 9.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, NextEra Energy (NEE) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $70. After trading at a volume of 1.9 million, the stock price increased 1.5%. Share price improved over the last three months, now up $7.04 (11.1%) from $63.46 on April 20, 2012. The stock is trading 4.5% above its 50-day moving average and 10.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Sempra Energy (SRE) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $69.62. In spite of its performance and peak price of $70.27, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares saw a 1.1% price bump and traded at a volume of 912,776. Shares have shown some positive movement over the last two months as the price has climbed $6.82 (10.8%) from a price of $63.44 on May 18, 2012. The stock is trading 4.1% above its 50-day moving average and 11.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Wisconsin Energy (WEC) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $40.99. The stock was trading on above-average volume. On volume of 1.5 million shares, the stock price increased 1.1%. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $2.03 (5.2%) from a price of $39.25 on June 18, 2012. The stock is trading 5.3% above its 50-day moving average and 12% above its 200-day moving average.