Here are five stocks that set 52-week highs:

  • The share price of Apple (AAPL) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $644. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares climbed 1.8% on volume of 15.7 million. The stock has risen $91.14 (16.4%) over the last three months from a price of $556.97 on May 22, 2012. The stock is trading 6.8% above its 50-day moving average and 12.6% 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 $48.71. In spite of its performance and peak price of $49.32, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares rose 1.5% on volume of 2.2 million. Share price went up over the last three months, now up $9.98 (25.4%) from $39.26 on May 22, 2012. The stock is trading 13.1% above its 50-day moving average and 15.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Omnicom Group (OMC) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $52.19. Shares increased 1.5%, trading at a volume of 1.8 million shares. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $4.07 (8.4%) from a price of $48.32 on June 20, 2012. The stock is trading 5.3% above its 50-day moving average and 6.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Canadian National Railway (CNI) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $92.12. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares saw a 1.1% price rise and traded at a volume of 601,816. Share price is up $4.37 (5%) from $88.12 on July 19, 2012. The stock is trading 6% above its 50-day moving average and 11% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Koninklijke Philips Electronics (PHG) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $23.15. It peaked at $23.31. On volume of 379,744 shares, the stock price increased 1.3%. Share price is up, having risen $3.13 (15.5%) from $20.17 on July 19, 2012. The stock is trading 10% above its 50-day moving average and 14.6% above its 200-day moving average.