Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Edwards Lifesciences Among Stocks Setting 52-Week Highs Wednesday

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These stocks struck one-year highs:

  • While trading on above-average volume, Alexion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ALXN) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $104.38. Shares climbed 7.7%, trading at a volume of 3.1 million shares. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $9.23 (9.6%) from a price of $95.90 on June 25, 2012. The stock is trading 8.4% above its 50-day moving average and 16.1% above its 200-day moving average.

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  • The share price of Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE:EW) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $105. The stock was trading on above-average volume. After trading at a volume of 2.8 million, the stock price went up 6.5%. Share price is up, having risen $2.91 (2.8%) from $102.15 on June 25, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $98.70 today.
  • While trading on below-average volume, Medivation (NASDAQ:MDVN) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $97.09. It peaked at $98.08. Shares saw a 1.7% price spike and traded at a volume of 422,817. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $13.09 (15.5%) from a price of $84.55 on June 25, 2012. The stock is trading 8% above its 50-day moving average and 22.2% above its 200-day moving average.
  • The share price of Potlatch Corporation (NASDAQ:PCH) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $35.61. In spite of its performance and peak price of $35.75, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares went up 1%, trading at a volume of 218,375 shares. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $6.78 (23.4%) from a price of $28.97 on May 25, 2012. The stock is trading 11.2% above its 50-day moving average and 12.8% above its 200-day moving average.