Google, Home Depot, Other Stocks Hit 52-Week Highs Tuesday

Published August 14, 2012

| FOXBusiness

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

  • While trading on above-average volume, Google (GOOG) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $670.25. Shares have gained 1.7% on volume of 2.1 million shares. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $106.43 (18.9%) from a price of $564.51 on June 15, 2012. The stock is trading 10.3% above its 50-day moving average and 9.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Home Depot (HD) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $54.28. The stock was trading on above-average volume. The stock price has gained 3.8% with 10.2 million shares moving. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $3.39 (6.6%) from a price of $51.45 on July 16, 2012. The stock is trading 5.4% above its 50-day moving average and 9.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of HollyFrontier (HFC) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $40.20. In spite of its performance and peak price of $40.97, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares have climbed 2.7% with volume of 3.2 million shares.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Target (TGT) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $63. It peaked at $63.35. Shares are up 1.2%, trading at a volume of 1.5 million. The stock has risen $8.44 (15.4%) over the last three months from a price of $54.81 on May 17, 2012. The stock is trading 4.3% above its 50-day moving average and 9.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Time Warner Cable (TWC) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $90.29. In spite of its performance and peak price of $91.74, the stock was trading on below-average volume. On volume of 977,260 shares, the stock has risen 2.1%. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $17.12 (23%) from a price of $74.48 on May 17, 2012. The stock is trading 8.4% above its 50-day moving average and 13.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, CBS (CBS) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $35.90. It peaked at $36.19. Shares are trading at a volume of 2.2 million at a price increase of 1.1%. Share price rose over the last three months, now up $6.08 (20.3%) from $30.02 on May 17, 2012. The stock is trading 9.5% above its 50-day moving average and 12.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of LyondellBasell Industries (LYB) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $47.60. In spite of its performance and peak price of $48.16, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares have gained 1% on volume of 1.6 million shares. Share price is up, having risen $6.64 (16.1%) from $41.21 on July 16, 2012. The stock is trading 11.8% above its 50-day moving average and 14% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Constellation Brands (STZ) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $30.09. It peaked at $30.62. The stock price is up 2.2% with a volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock is trading 9.9% above its 50-day moving average and 23.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $158.20. In spite of its performance and peak price of $159.26, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price has risen 2.4% on a volume of 160,940 shares. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $23.23 (17.1%) from a price of $135.98 on June 15, 2012. The stock is trading 6.9% above its 50-day moving average and 12.1% above its 200-day moving average.

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