These stocks reached one-year highs:

  • While trading on above-average volume, Medtronic (MDT) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $40.91. After trading at a volume of 8.2 million, the stock price rose 1.5%. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $3.23 (8.5%) from a price of $38.22 on July 20, 2012. The stock is trading 6.1% above its 50-day moving average and 7.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Agrium (AGU) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $100.69. The stock was trading on above-average volume. On volume of 1.6 million shares, shares improved 1.3%. The stock has risen $22 (27.8%) over the last three months from a price of $79.16 on May 23, 2012. The stock is trading 7.6% above its 50-day moving average and 15% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, LyondellBasell Industries (LYB) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $49.32. Shares rose 1.3% on volume of three million. Share price is up $8.26 (19.9%) from $41.60 on July 20, 2012. The stock is trading 13.8% above its 50-day moving average and 16.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Westpac Banking Corporation (WBK) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $128.16. The stock was trading on above-average volume. With a volume of 29,670, the stock price increased 2%. Share price rose over the last three months, now up $29.35 (29.1%) from $101.01 on May 23, 2012. The stock is trading 9.5% above its 50-day moving average and 14.1% above its 200-day moving average.