Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, Vitamin Shoppe, Other Stocks Hit 52-Week Highs Tuesday

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

  • The share price of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $58.87. The stock was trading on above-average volume. Shares are trading at a volume of 8.2 million at a price bump of 5.1%. The stock is trading 55.1% above its 50-day moving average and 38% above its 200-day moving average.

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  • While trading on above-average volume, Vitamin Shoppe (NYSE:VSI) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $49.27. The stock price has risen 13.5% on a volume of 1.9 million shares. Shares are up over the last two months, having risen $7.48 (17.3%) from a price of $43.32 on March 9, 2012. The stock has moved up across its 50-day moving average of $45.32 today.
  • The share price of NV Energy (NYSE:NVE) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $16.87. The stock was trading on above-average volume. On volume of 5.4 million shares, the stock has risen 4.2%. The stock has been on the rise in the last two months, up $1.18 (7.5%) from a price of $15.80 on March 9, 2012. The stock is trading 5.7% above its 50-day moving average and 7.2% above its 200-day moving average.
  • While trading on above-average volume, Kingold Jewelry (NASDAQ:KGJI) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $2.48. While trading at a volume of 2.1 million, the stock price has risen 10.7%. The stock is trading 57.9% above its 50-day moving average and 41% above its 200-day moving average.
  • The share price of ADA-ES (NASDAQ:ADES) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $28.74. The stock was trading on above-average volume. The stock price is up 3.9% with a volume of 108,589 shares. The stock is trading 17.9% above its 50-day moving average and 26.3% above its 200-day moving average.
  • The share price of Textainer Group Holdings (NYSE:TGH) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $35.90. In spite of its performance and peak price of $36.70, the stock was trading on below-average volume. Shares have risen 2.3%, trading at a volume of 78,817 shares. Shares have been on on the rise over the past month, climbing $5.00 (16%) from a price of $31.26 on April 9, 2012. The stock is trading 7.3% above its 50-day moving average and 15.6% above its 200-day moving average.
  • While trading on below-average volume, Churchill Downs (NASDAQ:CHDN) climbed today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $60.76. It peaked at $61.90. Shares are trading at a volume of 42,726 at a price spike of 4.2%. The stock has been on an upward trajectory over the last two months, increasing $8.57 (16.2%) from a price of $52.86 on March 9, 2012. The stock is trading 6% above its 50-day moving average and 14.2% above its 200-day moving average.
  • The share price of CalAmp (NASDAQ:CAMP) rose today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $6.18. In spite of its performance and peak price of $6.24, the stock was trading on below-average volume. The stock price has gained 2.3% with 83,122 shares moving. The stock is trading 15.3% above its 50-day moving average and 26.7% above its 200-day moving average.
  • While trading on below-average volume, Monmouth R.E. Inv. (NYSE:MNR) improved today, reaching and then surpassing its previous 52-week high of $10.41. It peaked at $10.42. The stock is up 1.4% with 29,024 shares changing hands. Share price went up over the last three months, now up 99 cents (10.5%) from $9.43 on February 9, 2012. The stock is trading 5.7% above its 50-day moving average and 11.3% above its 200-day moving average.

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