Ebay, Toll Brothers Among Stocks Hitting 52-Week Highs Wednesday

Published August 22, 2012

| FOXBusiness

These stocks reached one-year highs:

  • The share price of Ebay (EBAY) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $47.07. In spite of its performance and peak price of $48.08, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares are trading at a volume of 9.4 million at a price bump of 3.5%. Share price went up over the last three months, now up $7.12 (17.7%) from $40.35 on May 25, 2012. The stock is trading 8.6% above its 50-day moving average and 16.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Toll Brothers (TOL) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $32.55. Shares are up 3.8%, trading at a volume of 6.8 million. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $7.49 (29.3%) from a price of $25.54 on June 25, 2012. The stock is trading 9.9% above its 50-day moving average and 20% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Williams-Sonoma (WSM) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $40.76. The stock was trading on above-average volume. The stock price has gained 10.9% with 4.9 million shares moving. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, climbing $9.07 (27.2%) from a price of $33.31 on June 25, 2012. The stock is trading 18.8% above its 50-day moving average and 14.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $14.73. The stock price is up 2.7% with a volume of 12.9 million shares. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $2.05 (16.2%) from a price of $12.72 on June 25, 2012. The stock is trading 6.2% above its 50-day moving average and 7.7% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Discover Financial Services (DFS) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $38.06. The stock was trading on above-average volume. While trading at a volume of 4.9 million, the stock price has risen 4.1%. Share price is up $4.28 (12.5%) from $34.24 on July 24, 2012. The stock is trading 7.4% above its 50-day moving average and 14.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $21.53. The stock price has risen 6.1% on a volume of 7.9 million shares. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $2.98 (15.6%) from a price of $19.12 on June 25, 2012. The stock is trading 7.6% above its 50-day moving average and 16.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Chico's FAS (CHS) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $17.08. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares have climbed 7% with volume of 8.3 million shares. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $4.33 (31%) from a price of $13.95 on June 25, 2012. The stock is trading 18.6% above its 50-day moving average and 20.4% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Brookdale Senior Living (BKD) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $20.49. Shares have risen 8.4%, trading at a volume of 3.8 million shares. Share price is up, having risen $5.19 (31.6%) from $16.40 on July 24, 2012. The stock is trading 22.9% above its 50-day moving average and 19.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Pharmacyclics (PCYC) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $63.18. It peaked at $64.10. The stock is up 3.1% with 405,303 shares changing hands. The stock is trading 15.1% above its 50-day moving average and 40.5% above its 200-day moving average.

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