Here are five stocks that set 52-week highs:

  • While trading on above-average volume, Ashland (ASH) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $72.34. After trading at a volume of 1.1 million, the stock price climbed 2.4%. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $8.14 (12.6%) from a price of $64.76 on June 13, 2012. The stock is trading 5.8% above its 50-day moving average and 11% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of LKQ Corporation (LKQ) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $38.31. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares saw a 1.6% price rise and traded at a volume of 918,853.

  • The share price of Nationstar Mortgage Holdings (NSM) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $25.43. In spite of its performance and peak price of $25.71, the stock was trading on below-average volume. On volume of 504,735 shares, shares climbed 2.1%.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Rogers Communications (RCI) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $40.58. It peaked at $40.71. Shares went up 1.1%, moving with volume of 241,484 shares. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $6.62 (19.4%) from a price of $34.06 on June 13, 2012. The stock is trading 7.7% above its 50-day moving average and 8.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Jack Henry & Associates (JKHY) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $35.91. The stock price rose 1.1% with a volume of 258,671. Share price improved over the last three months, now up $2.84 (8.6%) from $33.11 on May 15, 2012. The stock is trading 3.7% above its 50-day moving average and 5.6% above its 200-day moving average.