UnitedHealth Group, Aetna, Other Stocks Hit 52-Week Highs Thursday

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These stocks set one-year highs:

  • The share price of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $56.34. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares have climbed 3.2% with volume of 10.1 million shares. Share price increased over the last three months, now up $6.53 (12.9%) from $50.68 on December 30, 2011. The stock is trading 4.6% above its 50-day moving average and 11.3% above its 200-day moving average.

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  • While trading on above-average volume, Aetna (NYSE:AET) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $47.71. The stock is up 5.4% with 7.6 million shares changing hands. The stock has risen $6.82 (16.2%) over the last three months from a price of $42.19 on December 30, 2011. The stock is trading 6% above its 50-day moving average and 13% above its 200-day moving average.
  • While trading on below-average volume, Amylin Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AMLN) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $24.09. It peaked at $24.23. Shares are up 1.8%, trading at a volume of 6.3 million. The stock is trading 46.7% above its 50-day moving average and 46.2% above its 200-day moving average.
  • The share price of HB Fuller (NYSE:FUL) went up today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $31.95. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares have risen 3.2%, trading at a volume of 480,214 shares. The stock is trading 7.1% above its 50-day moving average and 22.5% above its 200-day moving average.
  • While trading on above-average volume, Movado Group (NYSE:MOV) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $22.65. Shares are trading at a volume of 282,043 at a price rise of 9.4%. Over the last three months, the stock has gained $6.19 (34.1%) from a price of $18.17 on December 30, 2011. The stock is trading 15.1% above its 50-day moving average and 25.5% above its 200-day moving average.
  • The share price of EXACT Sciences Corporation (NASDAQ:EXAS) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $10.78. In spite of its performance and peak price of $11.06, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares have gained 1.3% on volume of 301,794 shares. Shares have been on on the rise over the past three months, climbing $1.52 (16.2%) from a price of $9.39 on February 29, 2012. The stock is trading 13.8% above its 50-day moving average and 21.1% above its 200-day moving average.
  • The share price of ProShares UltraShort DJ-UBS Natural Gas (NYSE:KOLD) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $131.22. The stock was trading on above-average volume. On volume of 18,432 shares, the stock has risen 9.4%.
  • While trading on above-average volume, Repligen Corporation (NASDAQ:RGEN) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $5.75. Shares have climbed 1% with volume of 348,120 shares. The stock is trading 25% above its 50-day moving average and 34.1% above its 200-day moving average.
  • The share price of Xinyuan Real Estate (NYSE:XIN) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $3. The stock was trading on above-average volume. The stock price has risen 2.3% on a volume of 356,913 shares. The stock is trading 17.8% above its 50-day moving average and 28.8% above its 200-day moving average.

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