DISH Network, Starbucks Among Stocks Setting 52-Week Highs Thursday

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

  • The share price of DISH Network Corp. (DISH) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $32.76. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares have risen 3.6%, trading at a volume of 6.8 million shares. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $5.19 (18.3%) from a price of $28.33 on December 22, 2011. The stock is trading 12.1% above its 50-day moving average and 17.8% above its 200-day moving average.

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  • The share price of Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $53.96. In spite of its performance and peak price of $54.63, the stock was trading on below-average volume. While trading at a volume of 3.7 million, the stock price has risen 1.3%. The stock has risen $9.50 (21.1%) over the last three months from a price of $45 on December 22, 2011. The stock is trading 9% above its 50-day moving average and 17.4% above its 200-day moving average.
  • While trading on above-average volume, Dollar General Corp. (DG) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $45.78. The stock price has gained 3.5% with two million shares moving. Share price is up, having risen $4.95 (12%) from $41.38 on February 22, 2012. The stock is trading 7.7% above its 50-day moving average and 13.3% above its 200-day moving average.
  • While trading on below-average volume, Limited Brands, Inc. (LTD) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $48.43. It peaked at $49.04. The stock price has risen 1.3% on a volume of 1.3 million shares. Share price climbed over the last three months, now up $9.19 (23.2%) from $39.57 on December 22, 2011. The stock is trading 6.5% above its 50-day moving average and 13.7% above its 200-day moving average.
  • The share price of American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $16.93. In spite of its performance and peak price of $17.20, the stock was trading on below-average volume. On volume of 3.3 million shares, the stock has risen 1.4%. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $3.19 (23%) from a price of $13.88 on January 24, 2012. The stock is trading 13.5% above its 50-day moving average and 19.1% above its 200-day moving average.
  • The share price of Galena Biopharma Inc (GALE) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $2.93. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares have climbed 9.7% with volume of 17.2 million shares.
  • While trading on above-average volume, Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (SWHC) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $7.09. The stock is up 12.2% with 2.9 million shares changing hands. The stock is trading 33.7% above its 50-day moving average and 45.1% above its 200-day moving average.
  • While trading on below-average volume, Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $23.19. It peaked at $23.24. Shares are trading at a volume of 647,031 at a price increase of 1.8%. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $1.37 (6.3%) from a price of $21.85 on February 22, 2012. The stock is trading 5.5% above its 50-day moving average and 11.5% above its 200-day moving average.
  • The share price of Mindray Medical International Ltd (ADR) (MR) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $32.88. The stock was trading on above-average volume. The stock price has gained 1.2% with 411,571 shares moving. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $6.91 (26.6%) from a price of $26 on December 22, 2011. The stock is trading 7.7% above its 50-day moving average and 16.1% above its 200-day moving average.

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