These seven stocks struck 52-week highs:

  • While trading on above-average volume, Chico's FAS (CHS) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $16.95. Shares went up 3.6%, moving with volume of 6.3 million shares. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $3.08 (22%) from a price of $14 on June 22, 2012. The stock is trading 11.4% above its 50-day moving average and 15% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Ann (ANN) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $34.88. The stock was trading on above-average volume. After trading at a volume of 1.9 million, the stock price improved 2.3%. The stock is trading 28.4% above its 50-day moving average and 24.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, 3D Systems Corporation (DDD) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $41.89. Shares saw a 2.3% price increase and traded at a volume of 1.5 million. The stock is trading 14.6% above its 50-day moving average and 30.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Synopsys (SNPS) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $31.40. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares increased 1.1% on volume of 973,476. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, climbing $3.19 (11.2%) from a price of $28.51 on June 22, 2012. The stock is trading 4.5% above its 50-day moving average and 6.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Mentor Graphics (MENT) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $16.10. In spite of its performance and peak price of $16.20, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price improved 1.2% with a volume of 424,849. Shares have been on an upward trajectory over the past month, rising $1.61 (11.1%) from a price of $14.57 on July 23, 2012. The stock is trading 5.8% above its 50-day moving average and 9.8% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, CGI Group (GIB) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $24.97. Shares went up 3.6%, moving with volume of 166,156 shares. Share price is up, having risen $1.78 (7.6%) from $23.56 on July 23, 2012. The stock is trading 6.9% above its 50-day moving average and 12.9% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Virtus Investment Partners (VRTS) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $87.50. The stock was trading on above-average volume. On volume of 21,598 shares, shares improved 1.3%. The stock has risen $16.19 (22.4%) over the last three months from a price of $72.33 on May 24, 2012. The stock is trading 7.2% above its 50-day moving average and 10.4% above its 200-day moving average.