Edwards Lifesciences, Family Dollar Stores, Other Stocks Hit 52-Week Highs Thursday

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These stocks hit one-year highs:

  • The share price of Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE:EW) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $92.30. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares have gained 8.8% on volume of 2.7 million shares. The stock is trading 16.7% above its 50-day moving average and 22.6% above its 200-day moving average.

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  • While trading on above-average volume, Family Dollar Stores (NYSE:FDO) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $71.07. Shares are up 5.9%, trading at a volume of 3.2 million. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $17.80 (31.6%) from a price of $56.41 on March 19, 2012. The stock is trading 10.1% above its 50-day moving average and 17.6% above its 200-day moving average.
  • The share price of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $43.25. In spite of its performance and peak price of $43.55, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares are trading at a volume of 4.7 million at a price bump of 1.3%. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $5.81 (15.4%) from a price of $37.74 on April 17, 2012. The stock is trading 6.1% above its 50-day moving average and 10.1% above its 200-day moving average.
  • While trading on below-average volume, Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $46.65. It peaked at $47.12. The stock price has risen 1.8% on a volume of 3.8 million shares. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $4.37 (10.2%) from a price of $42.68 on April 17, 2012. The stock is trading 5.5% above its 50-day moving average and 12.1% above its 200-day moving average.
  • The share price of American Capital Agency (NASDAQ:AGNC) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $33.51. In spite of its performance and peak price of $33.95, the stock was trading on below-average volume. While trading at a volume of 3.2 million, the stock price has risen 1.4%. Share price is up, having risen $1.81 (5.6%) from $32.08 on May 15, 2012. The stock is trading 5.9% above its 50-day moving average and 11% above its 200-day moving average.
  • The share price of Perrigo Company (NASDAQ:PRGO) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $111.50. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares have climbed 1.9% with volume of 662,310 shares. Shares have been on on the rise over the past month, climbing $10.02 (9.8%) from a price of $101.89 on May 15, 2012. The stock is trading 7.8% above its 50-day moving average and 10% above its 200-day moving average.
  • While trading on below-average volume, Ross Stores (NASDAQ:ROST) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $65.36. It peaked at $65.78. Shares have risen 2.1%, trading at a volume of 720,912 shares. The stock has risen $9.87 (17.7%) over the last three months from a price of $55.71 on March 19, 2012. The stock is trading 5.5% above its 50-day moving average and 15.6% above its 200-day moving average.
  • The share price of Equifax (NYSE:EFX) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $47.24. In spite of its performance and peak price of $47.51, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock is up 2.4% with 471,736 shares changing hands. Share price is up $1.22 (2.6%) from $46.23 on May 15, 2012. The stock is trading 4.6% above its 50-day moving average and 11.3% above its 200-day moving average.
  • While trading on below-average volume, Dunkin' Brands Group (NASDAQ:DNKN) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $34.44. It peaked at $34.49. Shares have gained 1.9% on volume of 555,782 shares.