Kraft Foods, Comcast, Other Stocks Hit 52-Week Highs Friday

Published August 03, 2012

| FOXBusiness

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

  • While trading on below-average volume, Kraft Foods (KFT) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $40.29. It peaked at $40.89. Shares have risen 4.2%, trading at a volume of 10 million shares. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, climbing $2.59 (6.8%) from a price of $37.98 on June 6, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $39.09 today.

  • The share price of Comcast (CMCSA) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $34.46. In spite of its performance and peak price of $35.09, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares have gained 1.9% on volume of 9.4 million shares. The stock has risen $5.37 (18.3%) over the last three months from a price of $29.40 on May 8, 2012. The stock is trading 10% above its 50-day moving average and 15.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Union Pacific (UNP) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $123.78. It peaked at $126.91. The stock is up 3.6% with 1.6 million shares changing hands. Shares have shown some positive movement over the last two months as the price has climbed $16.06 (14.6%) from a price of $110.18 on June 6, 2012. The stock is trading 7.1% above its 50-day moving average and 10.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Vodafone (VOD) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $29.57. In spite of its performance and peak price of $29.82, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price is up 1.6% with a volume of 6.7 million shares. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $3.46 (13.2%) from a price of $26.26 on June 6, 2012. The stock is trading 5.3% above its 50-day moving average and 7.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Comcast Corporation (CMCSK) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $33.66. Shares are trading at a volume of 4.7 million at a price rise of 1.3%. Share price climbed over the last three months, now up $4.62 (15.9%) from $29.09 on May 8, 2012. The stock is trading 8.4% above its 50-day moving average and 14.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Time Warner Cable (TWC) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $88.77. It peaked at $89.99. Shares are up 2.1%, trading at a volume of 1.6 million. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $14.12 (18.7%) from a price of $75.70 on June 6, 2012. The stock is trading 9.2% above its 50-day moving average and 13.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of General Growth Properties (GGP) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $18.72. The stock was trading on above-average volume. While trading at a volume of five million, the stock price has risen 1.5%.

  • The share price of Allstate (ALL) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $37. In spite of its performance and peak price of $37.38, the stock was trading on below-average volume. On volume of 2.4 million shares, the stock has risen 1.8%. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $3.09 (9.1%) from a price of $34.09 on June 6, 2012. The stock is trading 8.1% above its 50-day moving average and 12.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Cooper Industries plc (CBE) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $72.33. It peaked at $72.47. The stock price has gained 1.1% with 1.2 million shares moving. Share price is up $3.49 (5.1%) from $68.92 on July 5, 2012. The stock is trading 5.1% above its 50-day moving average and 11.6% above its 200-day moving average.

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