Coca-Cola, Sprint Nextel Among Stocks Setting 52-Week Highs Monday

Published July 30, 2012

| FOXBusiness

These five stocks hit 52-week highs:

  • The share price of Coca-Cola (KO) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $80.24. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares improved 1.4%, moving with volume of 7.8 million shares. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $6.39 (8.6%) from a price of $74.73 on May 31, 2012. The stock is trading 5.6% above its 50-day moving average and 9.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Sprint Nextel (S) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $4.43. After trading at a volume of 125.7 million, the stock price rose 4.6%. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $4.43 today.

  • The share price of Northrop Grumman (NOC) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $66.04. The stock was trading on above-average volume. On volume of 2.5 million shares, the stock price improved 1.5%. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, rising $8.01 (13.6%) from a price of $58.75 on May 31, 2012. The stock is trading 6.4% above its 50-day moving average and 8.9% 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 $76.85. Shares saw a 1.5% price spike and traded at a volume of 724,743. Share price climbed over the last three months, now up $15.22 (24.5%) from $62.24 on May 2, 2012. The stock is trading 9.6% above its 50-day moving average and 17.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Ultrapar Participacoes (UGP) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $23.90. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares rose 1.4% on volume of 318,095. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $3.60 (17.6%) from a price of $20.42 on May 31, 2012. The stock is trading 8.3% above its 50-day moving average and 11.6% above its 200-day moving average.

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