Mastercard, Amgen Among Stocks Setting 52-Week Highs Wednesday

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These stocks hit one-year highs:

  • While trading on above-average volume, Mastercard (NYSE:MA) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $443.80. With a volume of 969,562, the stock price improved 3.4%. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $95.90 (27.5%) from a price of $349.16 on January 27, 2012. The stock is trading 4% above its 50-day moving average and 13.8% above its 200-day moving average.

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  • The share price of Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $70. The stock was trading on above-average volume. On volume of 5.8 million shares, the stock price increased 2.3%. Shares are up, having risen $3.04 (4.5%) from a price of $67.15 on April 18, 2012. The stock is trading 4% above its 50-day moving average and 9.2% above its 200-day moving average.
  • While trading on above-average volume, Western Digital (NYSE:WDC) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $43.09. After trading at a volume of 5.8 million, the stock price climbed 4.1%. Share price improved over the last three months, now up $6.09 (16.4%) from $37.05 on January 27, 2012. The stock is trading 7% above its 50-day moving average and 18.9% above its 200-day moving average.
  • While trading on below-average volume, Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $99. It peaked at $99.74. The stock price climbed 1.2% with a volume of 2.4 million. Share price rose over the last three months, now up $9.18 (10.2%) from $90.40 on January 27, 2012. The stock is trading 3.1% above its 50-day moving average and 7.2% above its 200-day moving average.
  • The share price of PNC Financial Services (NYSE:PNC) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $65.61. In spite of its performance and peak price of $66.27, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares climbed 1.1%, trading at a volume of 3.5 million shares. Share price is up $2.27 (3.5%) from $63.99 on March 26, 2012. The stock is trading 5.4% above its 50-day moving average and 12.3% above its 200-day moving average.
  • While trading on below-average volume, Simon Property Group (NYSE:SPG) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $150.93. It peaked at $152.70. On volume of 1.2 million shares, shares improved 1.2%. Share price is up, having risen $8.14 (5.6%) from $144.54 on March 26, 2012. The stock is trading 5.8% above its 50-day moving average and 13.2% above its 200-day moving average.
  • The share price of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $32. In spite of its performance and peak price of $32.50, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares saw a 1.5% price increase and traded at a volume of 5.3 million. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $5.47 (20.3%) from a price of $26.97 on January 27, 2012. The stock is trading 5.2% above its 50-day moving average and 16.4% above its 200-day moving average.
  • The share price of The Chubb Corporation (NYSE:CB) increased today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $72.51. The stock was trading on above-average volume. On volume of 2.1 million shares, shares went up 1.1%. Share price rose over the last three months, now up $5.33 (7.9%) from $67.46 on January 27, 2012. The stock is trading 4.6% above its 50-day moving average and 7.1% above its 200-day moving average.
  • While trading on above-average volume, American Tower (NYSE:AMT) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $64.55. With a volume of 2.1 million, the stock price increased 1.9%.

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