Marathon Petroleum, Oxford Industries Among Stocks Hitting 52-Week Highs Thursday

Published August 30, 2012

| FOXBusiness

These are the three most popular stocks that rose to 52-week highs:

  • While trading on above-average volume, Marathon Petroleum (MPC) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $50.79. On volume of three million shares, shares went up 2.2%. The stock is trading 6% above its 50-day moving average and 16.1% above its 200-day moving average.

  • The share price of Oxford Industries (OXM) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $52.78. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares climbed 2.2%, trading at a volume of 825,444 shares. Share price is up, having risen $11.64 (27.6%) from $42.21 on August 1, 2012. The stock is trading 15.4% above its 50-day moving average and 14.3% above its 200-day moving average.

  • While trading on above-average volume, Stein Mart (SMRT) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $8.35. Shares saw a 2.2% price spike and traded at a volume of 190,980. Share price is up 87 cents (11.4%) from $7.61 on August 1, 2012. The stock is trading 6.8% above its 50-day moving average and 14.2% above its 200-day moving average.

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