These nine stocks reached 52-week highs:

  • The share price of Kraft Foods (KFT) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $40.89. In spite of its performance and peak price of $41.50, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price has risen 1.2% on a volume of 7.4 million shares. Shares have shown some positive movement over the last two months as the price has climbed $2.83 (7.4%) from a price of $38.15 on June 7, 2012. The stock is trading 4.7% above its 50-day moving average and 6.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Philip Morris International (PM) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $92. It peaked at $93.15. Shares are trading at a volume of 2.3 million at a price spike of 1%. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $9.29 (11.1%) from a price of $83.60 on June 7, 2012. The stock is trading 4.8% above its 50-day moving average and 8.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Monsanto (MON) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $88.37. In spite of its performance and peak price of $88.60, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock is up 1.7% with 884,333 shares changing hands. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $16.64 (23.1%) from a price of $71.90 on May 9, 2012. The stock is trading 6% above its 50-day moving average and 11.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, LyondellBasell Industries (LYB) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $46.39. It peaked at $46.59. Shares have gained 2.5% on volume of 1.5 million shares. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, increasing $8.50 (22.4%) from a price of $38 on June 7, 2012. The stock is trading 12.5% above its 50-day moving average and 12.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Tesoro (TSO) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $32.25. In spite of its performance and peak price of $32.93, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price is up 3.1% with a volume of two million shares. The stock is trading 24.2% above its 50-day moving average and 23.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, HollyFrontier (HFC) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $38.65. It peaked at $39.87. Shares have risen 3.8%, trading at a volume of 1.5 million shares.

  • The share price of Under Armour (UA) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $56.40. In spite of its performance and peak price of $57.25, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price has gained 1.2% with 948,389 shares moving. The stock is trading at 81.9% of its 50-day moving average and 66.9% of its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, AOL (AOL) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $32.65. It peaked at $33.84. On volume of 898,459 shares, the stock has risen 3.2%. Share price is up $5.26 (18.5%) from $28.40 on July 6, 2012. The stock is trading 17.2% above its 50-day moving average and 29.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Scripps Networks (SNI) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $57.75. In spite of its performance and peak price of $58.64, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares are up 1.8%, trading at a volume of 434,731. The stock has risen $3.75 (6.8%) over the last three months from a price of $54.77 on May 9, 2012. The stock is trading 6.4% above its 50-day moving average and 13.4% above its 200-day moving average.