These stocks hit one-year highs:

  • The share price of Novartis (NVS) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $59.55. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares saw a 1.4% price increase and traded at a volume of 3.5 million. Share price is up, having risen $3.58 (6.4%) from $56.07 on July 16, 2012. The stock is trading 4.6% above its 50-day moving average and 7.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Nationstar Mortgage Holdings (NSM) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $26.20. On volume of 2.7 million shares, the stock price improved 9%.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Western Refining (WNR) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $26.91. It peaked at $27.29. Shares increased 3.5% on volume of 2.2 million. The stock is trading 14.3% above its 50-day moving average and 26% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Ashland (ASH) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $72.95. The stock was trading on above-average volume. On volume of 797,608 shares, shares went up 1.2%. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $11.66 (18.8%) from a price of $62.02 on May 17, 2012. The stock is trading 6.3% above its 50-day moving average and 11.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Ocwen Financial Corporation (OCN) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $23.80. With a volume of 2.4 million, the stock price increased 1.7%. The stock is trading 19.8% above its 50-day moving average and 29.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of China Mobile (CHL) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $58.62. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares went up 1.8%, moving with volume of 872,336 shares. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, rising $7.83 (15.2%) from a price of $51.47 on June 15, 2012. The stock is trading 5.9% above its 50-day moving average and 9.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $19.72. The stock price rose 2.4% with a volume of two million. Share price is up $2.14 (12.1%) from $17.71 on July 16, 2012. The stock is trading 9.4% above its 50-day moving average and 17.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Packaging Corp Of America (PKG) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $31.54. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares went up 1.4%, moving with volume of 1.2 million shares. The stock has risen $4.92 (18.4%) over the last three months from a price of $26.77 on May 17, 2012. The stock is trading 6.7% above its 50-day moving average and 9.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Mindray Medical International (MR) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $36.16. In spite of its performance and peak price of $36.36, the stock was trading on below-average volume. After trading at a volume of 638,453, the stock price increased 1.2%. Share price is up $5.95 (19.6%) from $30.31 on July 16, 2012. The stock is trading 17% above its 50-day moving average and 15.2% above its 200-day moving average.