Archer Daniels, FirstEnergy Among Stocks Setting 52-Week Highs Thursday

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These stocks reached one-year highs:

  • While trading on below-average volume, Archer Daniels (NYSE:ADM) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $33.35. It peaked at $33.87. Shares are trading at a volume of 4.7 million at a price bump of 3.7%. Share price is up $2.88 (9.3%) from $30.99 on April 11, 2012. The stock is trading 7.2% above its 50-day moving average and 11% above its 200-day moving average.

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  • The share price of FirstEnergy (NYSE:FE) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $47.52. In spite of its performance and peak price of $47.66, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock is up 1% with 2.6 million shares changing hands. Share price is up, having risen $2.58 (5.7%) from $45.02 on April 11, 2012. The stock is trading 3.6% above its 50-day moving average and 6.6% above its 200-day moving average.
  • While trading on below-average volume, American Capital Agency (NASDAQ:AGNC) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $31.86. It peaked at $32.10. Shares have climbed 1.1% with volume of 2.7 million shares. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $2.24 (7.5%) from a price of $29.86 on March 13, 2012. The stock is trading 5.2% above its 50-day moving average and 8.4% above its 200-day moving average.
  • The share price of NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $64.85. In spite of its performance and peak price of $64.89, the stock was trading on below-average volume. On volume of 1.1 million shares, the stock has risen 1.1%. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $4.82 (8%) from a price of $60.04 on February 13, 2012. The stock is trading 3.3% above its 50-day moving average and 8.1% above its 200-day moving average.
  • The share price of Copa Holdings S.A (NYSE:CPA) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $83.48. The stock was trading on above-average volume. The stock price has risen 9.1% on a volume of 602,579 shares. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $2.80 (3.4%) from a price of $81.49 on April 11, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $79.73 today.
  • While trading on below-average volume, Hershey (NYSE:HSY) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $68.33. It peaked at $68.77. Shares have risen 1.1%, trading at a volume of 587,821 shares. The stock has risen $8.84 (14.8%) over the last three months from a price of $59.83 on February 13, 2012. The stock is trading 7.8% above its 50-day moving average and 11.3% above its 200-day moving average.
  • The share price of The Valspar Corporation (NYSE:VAL) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $52.12. In spite of its performance and peak price of $52.52, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares have gained 1.6% on volume of 373,227 shares. Share price is up, having risen $3.46 (7.1%) from $49.03 on April 11, 2012. The stock is trading 4.8% above its 50-day moving average and 17.4% above its 200-day moving average.
  • While trading on below-average volume, Hatteras Financial (NYSE:HTS) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $29.39. It peaked at $29.41. The stock price is up 1.2% with a volume of 332,685 shares. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $1.60 (5.8%) from a price of $27.81 on February 13, 2012. The stock is trading 2.6% above its 50-day moving average and 6.2% above its 200-day moving average.
  • While trading on above-average volume, Hilltop Holdings (NYSE:HTH) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $10.02. While trading at a volume of 493,811, the stock price has risen 5.6%. Share price is up, having risen $2.25 (28%) from $8.05 on April 11, 2012. The stock is trading 26.2% above its 50-day moving average and 20.1% above its 200-day moving average.

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