Apple, Valero Energy Among Stocks Hitting 52-Week Highs Monday

Published August 20, 2012

| FOXBusiness

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

  • While trading on above-average volume, Apple (AAPL) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $648.19. Shares are trading at a volume of 11.9 million at a price rise of 2.3%. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $58.57 (9.7%) from a price of $604.30 on July 20, 2012. The stock is trading 8.9% above its 50-day moving average and 14.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Valero Energy (VLO) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $29.26. In spite of its performance and peak price of $29.44, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock is up 2.2% with 4.6 million shares changing hands. Share price is up, having risen $3.89 (15.2%) from $25.54 on July 20, 2012. The stock is trading 11.2% above its 50-day moving average and 16.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Equinix (EQIX) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $189.28. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares are up 1.1%, trading at a volume of 659,816. The stock has risen $30.29 (18.9%) over the last three months from a price of $160.46 on May 23, 2012. The stock is trading 8.5% above its 50-day moving average and 17.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, JM Smucker (SJM) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $84.10. Shares have risen 1.9%, trading at a volume of 727,624 shares. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, climbing $8.66 (11.4%) from a price of $75.84 on June 21, 2012. The stock is trading 10.3% above its 50-day moving average and 8.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, FleetCor Technologies (FLT) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $43. It peaked at $43.72. While trading at a volume of 516,241, the stock price has risen 2.5%. Share price is up $7.61 (21.1%) from $36.01 on July 20, 2012. The stock is trading 16.6% above its 50-day moving average and 15.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Stratasys (SSYS) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $69.63. In spite of its performance and peak price of $70.63, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price has gained 2.5% with 244,975 shares moving. The stock is trading 19.7% above its 50-day moving average and 32.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Texas Capital (TCBI) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $44.60. The stock was trading on above-average volume. On volume of 313,133 shares, the stock has risen 2.4%. Share price is up $4.22 (10.2%) from $41.28 on July 20, 2012. The stock is trading 7.2% above its 50-day moving average and 17% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Investors Bancorp (ISBC) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $16.50. The stock price is up 4.6% with a volume of 409,645 shares. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $2.37 (16.3%) from a price of $14.51 on June 21, 2012. The stock is trading 7.2% above its 50-day moving average and 10.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Air Methods Corporation (AIRM) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $116.75. It peaked at $118.50. The stock is up 1% with 35,130 shares changing hands. Shares have shown some positive movement over the last two months as the price has climbed $30.14 (34.5%) from a price of $87.34 on June 21, 2012. The stock is trading 10.4% above its 50-day moving average and 20% above its 200-day moving average.

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