Comcast, Vodafone, Other Stocks Hit 52-Week Highs Wednesday

Published August 01, 2012

| FOXBusiness

Here are nine stocks that struck 52-week highs:

  • While trading on below-average volume, Comcast (CMCSA) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $32.78. It peaked at $34. Shares have climbed 3.4% with volume of 12.7 million shares. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $4.72 (16.3%) from a price of $28.95 on June 4, 2012. The stock is trading 7.3% above its 50-day moving average and 13% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Vodafone (VOD) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $29.28. In spite of its performance and peak price of $29.57, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price is up 2.4% with a volume of nine million shares. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $2.64 (9.8%) from a price of $26.81 on June 4, 2012. The stock is trading 4.8% above its 50-day moving average and 6.3% 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 $35.42. Shares have gained 7% on volume of 5.7 million shares. Shares have shown some positive movement over the last two months as the price has climbed $3.69 (11.2%) from a price of $33.01 on June 4, 2012. The stock is trading 7.2% above its 50-day moving average and 11.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Comcast Corporation (CMCSK) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $32.25. The stock was trading on above-average volume. The stock price has risen 3.2% on a volume of 3.9 million shares. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $4.38 (15.3%) from a price of $28.56 on June 4, 2012. The stock is trading 6.6% above its 50-day moving average and 12.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, CenturyTel (CTL) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $41.84. It peaked at $42.48. On volume of 2.4 million shares, the stock has risen 2.2%. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $5.02 (13.4%) from a price of $37.42 on June 4, 2012. The stock is trading 6.5% above its 50-day moving average and 8.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Two Harbors Investment (TWO) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $11.50. The stock price has gained 1.2% with 8.5 million shares moving. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, climbing $1.48 (14.6%) from a price of $10.13 on June 4, 2012. The stock is trading 7.3% above its 50-day moving average and 11.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Hanesbrands (HBI) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $30.82. The stock was trading on above-average volume. The stock price is up 6.4% with a volume of two million shares. Shares have shown some positive movement over the last two months as the price has climbed $4.81 (17.7%) from a price of $27.12 on June 4, 2012. The stock is trading 10.7% above its 50-day moving average and 13.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Reynolds American (RAI) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $46.65. In spite of its performance and peak price of $46.83, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares have climbed 1.1% with volume of 618,895 shares. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $6.43 (15.9%) from a price of $40.37 on May 4, 2012. The stock is trading 4.4% above its 50-day moving average and 9.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Sempra Energy (SRE) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $71.33. It peaked at $72.32. Shares are up 1.3%, trading at a volume of 307,104. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $7.02 (10.9%) from a price of $64.34 on June 4, 2012. The stock is trading 3.9% above its 50-day moving average and 11.5% above its 200-day moving average.

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