11 Stocks Achieve 52-Week Highs as Markets Close Higher into Weekend

Here are 11 stocks that hit 52-week highs in today’s trading. Note that this list excludes all stocks with a market capitalization less than $10 billion:

  1. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): Up 2% to $364.92. Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers and related personal computing and mobile communication devices along with a variety of related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions. The Company sells its products worldwide through its online stores, its retail stores, its direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, and resellers. Apple, Inc. Third Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek>>
  2. SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE:GLD): Up 0.43% to $155.20. SPDR Gold Trust is an investment fund incorporated in the USA. The investment objective of the Trust is for the Shares to reflect the performance of the price of gold bullion, less the Trust’s expenses. The Trust holds gold and is expected from time to time to issue Baskets in exchange for deposits of gold and to distribute gold in connection with redemptions of Baskets.
  3. China Telecom Corp. Ltd. (NYSE:CHA): Up 3.28% to $66.12. China Telecom Corporation Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides wireline telephone, data, and Internet, as well as leased line services in China.
  4. Chunghwa Telecom Co. Ltd. (NYSE:CHT): Up 1.96% to $36.90. Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. provides local, domestic, and international long distance services. The Company also offers wireless telecommunication, paging, and Internet services.
  5. Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX): Down 0.31% to $60.80. Baxter International Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets products and technologies related to hemophilia, immune disorders, infectious diseases, kidney disease, trauma and other chronic and acute medical conditions. The Company’s products are used by hospitals, kidney dialysis centers, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, doctors’ offices, and research laboratories.
  6. Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ:WYNN): Up 2.42% to $162.62. Wynn Resorts Limited owns and operates luxury hotels and destination casino resorts in Las Vegas, Nevada and in Macau, China. The resorts features guest rooms and suits, restaurants, golf courses, and on-site luxury automotive dealerships. Wynn Resorts, Limited Second Quarter Earnings Sneak Peek>>
  7. TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU): Up 0.33% to $54.73. Telus Corporation is a telecommunications company providing a variety of communications products and services. The Company provides voice, data, Internet, and wireless services to businesses and consumers in Canada.
  8. Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN): Up 8.84% to $47.53. Southwestern Energy Company is an independent energy company primarily focused on natural gas and crude oil exploration, development and production (E&P) within the United States. The Company operations also include natural gas gathering, transmission, and marketing, as well as natural gas distribution.
  9. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE:VRX): Up 4.54% to $55.00. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. develops and distributes drugs. The Company develops drugs for unmet medical needs in central nervous system disorders; and distributes generic and branded generic drugs in Latin America and Eastern Europe.
  10. CIGNA Corporation (NYSE:CI): Down 0.77% to $51.66. CIGNA Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides group life and health insurance, managed care products and services, retirement products and services, and individual financial services worldwide. The Company also sells individual life and health insurance and annuity products in selected international locations.
  11. Petrohawk Energy Corporation (NYSE:HK): Up 62.49% to $38.17. Petrohawk Energy Corporation is an oil and gas company. The Company participates in the exploration and production of natural gas and crude oil. Petrohawk’s operations are currently focused in proven oil and gas producing trends primarily in South Texas, Louisiana, and Central California.