Valero Energy, Equinix Among Stocks Setting 52-Week Highs Tuesday

Published August 21, 2012

| FOXBusiness

These nine stocks set 52-week highs:

  • The share price of Valero Energy (VLO) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $29.78. In spite of its performance and peak price of $30.25, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares are up 1.5%, trading at a volume of 5.2 million. The stock is trading 13.3% above its 50-day moving average and 18.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Equinix (EQIX) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $193.46. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares have gained 1.3% on volume of 671,630 shares. Share price is up, having risen $31.09 (19.1%) from $162.48 on July 23, 2012. The stock is trading 9.6% above its 50-day moving average and 18.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Nordson Corporation (NDSN) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $59. Shares have climbed 11.6% with volume of 1.3 million shares. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $10.94 (21.7%) from a price of $50.43 on June 22, 2012. The stock is trading 17.7% above its 50-day moving average and 16.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Mellanox Technologies (MLNX) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $113.90. It peaked at $117.10. The stock price has risen 2% on a volume of 670,622 shares. The stock is trading 22.2% above its 50-day moving average and 44.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of DSW (DSW) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $63.10. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares have risen 5.4%, trading at a volume of 980,830 shares. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, increasing $11.47 (21.6%) from a price of $53.05 on June 22, 2012. The stock is trading 11.8% above its 50-day moving average and 14.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Cadence Design Systems (CDNS) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $12.81. In spite of its performance and peak price of $13, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price has gained 1.2% with 1.5 million shares moving. The stock has risen $2.50 (24%) over the last three months from a price of $10.41 on May 24, 2012. The stock is trading 8.3% above its 50-day moving average and 12.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Tenaris (TS) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $42.36. It peaked at $42.42. The stock price is up 1.8% with a volume of 370,151 shares. Shares have shown some positive movement over the last two months as the price has climbed $9.44 (28.7%) from a price of $32.94 on June 22, 2012. The stock is trading 10.9% above its 50-day moving average and 13% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of ResMed (RMD) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $37.33. In spite of its performance and peak price of $37.74, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares have gained 1.5% on volume of 335,929 shares. Shares have been on an upward trajectory over the past month, rising $7.09 (23.1%) from a price of $30.63 on July 23, 2012. The stock is trading 12.9% above its 50-day moving average and 16.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, SEI Investments Company (SEIC) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $22. It peaked at $22.44. Shares have risen 1.1%, trading at a volume of 469,120 shares. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $1.78 (8.7%) from a price of $20.43 on July 23, 2012. The stock is trading 6.4% above its 50-day moving average and 11.3% above its 200-day moving average.

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