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

  • The share price of RailAmerica (RA) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $26.90. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares are up 9.9%, trading at a volume of 4.2 million. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $5.36 (24.5%) from a price of $21.90 on April 25, 2012. The stock is trading 13% above its 50-day moving average and 22.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Gencorp (GY) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $7.27. Shares have climbed 13.9% with volume of 1.3 million shares. Shares have been on on the rise over the past month, climbing $1.76 (29.7%) from a price of $5.93 on June 21, 2012. The stock is trading 21.4% above its 50-day moving average and 19.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, B&G Foods (BGS) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $27.54. It peaked at $28. Shares have gained 2.2% on volume of 339,634 shares. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $5.90 (26.7%) from a price of $22.06 on May 23, 2012. The stock is trading 7.6% above its 50-day moving average and 15.3% above its 200-day moving average.