Skyworks Solutions, Gap, Other Stocks Hit 52-Week Highs Thursday

Published July 19, 2012

| FOXBusiness

These seven stocks hit 52-week highs:

  • While trading on above-average volume, Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $29.09. On volume of 14.7 million shares, shares improved 9.5%. Share price is up, having risen $1.10 (3.9%) from $28.07 on June 19, 2012. The stock is trading 9.6% above its 50-day moving average and 14.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Gap (GPS) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $29.28. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares climbed 1.2% on volume of 6.7 million. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, climbing $2.97 (11.2%) from a price of $26.51 on May 21, 2012. The stock is trading 8.6% above its 50-day moving average and 15.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, FirstEnergy (FE) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $49.93. The stock price went up 1% with a volume of 2.3 million. The stock has risen $4.66 (10.2%) over the last three months from a price of $45.60 on April 23, 2012. The stock is trading 3.6% above its 50-day moving average and 8.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Stericycle (SRCL) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $93.76. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares rose 1.1%, moving with volume of 429,107 shares. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $11.35 (13.7%) from a price of $82.82 on May 21, 2012. The stock is trading 4.8% above its 50-day moving average and 8.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Charter Communications (CHTR) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $73.65. On volume of 518,198 shares, the stock price improved 2.5%. Share price climbed over the last three months, now up $14.61 (24.3%) from $60.20 on April 23, 2012. The stock is trading 8.7% above its 50-day moving average and 15.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Plains All American Pipeline L.P (PAA) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $86.60. It peaked at $86.97. After trading at a volume of 257,911, the stock price improved 1.4%. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $8.14 (10.3%) from a price of $78.75 on May 21, 2012. The stock is trading 7.7% above its 50-day moving average and 9.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Pearson (PSO) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $20.08. In spite of its performance and peak price of $20.36, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares climbed 1.4% on volume of 141,977. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $1.25 (6.6%) from a price of $19.03 on June 19, 2012. The stock is trading 6.8% above its 50-day moving average and 7.7% above its 200-day moving average.

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