These nine stocks struck 52-week highs:

  • The share price of Apple (AAPL) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $674.88. In spite of its performance and peak price of $680.87, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price has risen 2.1% on a volume of 10.3 million shares. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $108.02 (19%) from a price of $569.05 on June 28, 2012. The stock is trading 9.1% above its 50-day moving average and 15.2% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group (DTG) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $84.91. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares have climbed 7.4% with volume of 7.4 million shares. Shares have been on an upward trajectory over the past month, rising $11.07 (14.6%) from a price of $75.93 on July 27, 2012. The stock is trading 12.4% above its 50-day moving average and 10.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Valero Energy (VLO) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $30.34. While trading at a volume of 10.1 million, the stock price has risen 5.1%. The stock is trading 12.8% above its 50-day moving average and 19.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of M&T Bank (MTB) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $88.02. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares are up 5%, trading at a volume of 1.7 million. Shares have shown some positive movement over the last two months as the price has climbed $9.30 (11.5%) from a price of $80.84 on June 28, 2012. The stock is trading 5.3% above its 50-day moving average and 7.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Equinix (EQIX) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $194.48. It peaked at $197.83. Shares have risen 1.3%, trading at a volume of 586,749 shares. Share price is up $9.20 (4.9%) from $186.76 on July 27, 2012. The stock is trading 9.3% above its 50-day moving average and 18.6% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Illinois Tool Works (ITW) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $60.14. In spite of its performance and peak price of $60.45, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price has gained 1% with 1.2 million shares moving. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $9.36 (18.4%) from a price of $50.94 on June 28, 2012. The stock is trading 8.5% above its 50-day moving average and 9.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on below-average volume, Discover Financial Services (DFS) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $39.14. It peaked at $39.19. The stock is up 1.5% with 1.6 million shares changing hands. Share price is up, having risen $2.78 (7.6%) from $36.41 on July 27, 2012. The stock is trading 8.1% above its 50-day moving average and 15.5% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Cytec Industries (CYT) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $65.94. Shares have climbed 3.5% with volume of 719,370 shares. Over the last two months, shares have shown some positive movement as the price has climbed $10.06 (17.8%) from a price of $56.63 on June 28, 2012. The stock is trading 6.5% above its 50-day moving average and 10.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Campbell Soup (CPB) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $35. In spite of its performance and peak price of $35.46, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares are trading at a volume of 1.2 million at a price bump of 1.3%. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $2.31 (7%) from a price of $33.12 on July 27, 2012. The stock is trading 5.5% above its 50-day moving average and 6.8% above its 200-day moving average.