31 Stocks Hitting Home Run 52-Week Highs on 31st of March

Here are the top stocks, with a market cap greater than $10 billion, that hit 52-week highs in today’s trading:

  1. BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE:BHP): Up 1.57% to $95.88. BHP Billiton Limited is an international resources company. The Company’s principal business lines are mineral exploration and production, including coal, iron ore, gold, titanium, ferroalloys, nickel and copper concentrate, as well as petroleum exploration, production, and refining.
  2. ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP): Down 1.03% to $79.86. ConocoPhillips is an international, integrated energy company which operates in several business segments. The Company explores for and produces petroleum, and refines, markets, supplies, and transports petroleum. ConocoPhillips also gathers and processes natural gas, and produces and distributes chemicals and plastics.
  3. Unilever NV (NYSE:UN): Up 0.26% to $31.36. Unilever NV manufactures branded and packaged consumer goods, including food, detergents, fragrances, home and personal care products.
  4. China Telecom Corp. Ltd. (NYSE:CHA): Up 1.01% to $61.00. China Telecom Corporation Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides wireline telephone, data, and Internet, as well as leased line services in China.
  5. The Toronto-Dominion Bank (NYSE:TD): Down 0.39% to $88.59. The Toronto-Dominion Bank conducts a general banking business through banking branches and offices located throughout Canada and overseas. The Bank and other subsidiaries offer a broad range of banking, advisory services, and discount brokerage to individuals, businesses, financial institutions, governments, and multinational corporations.
  6. Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK): Up 0.02% to $125.10. Westpac Banking Corporation offers general and savings banking, including lending, deposit taking and payment services. Westpac also provides investment portfolio management and advice, unit trust and superannuation fund management, nominee and custodian facilities, insurance services, consumer finance, leasing, general finance, foreign exchange dealing and money market services.
  7. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT): Down 0.16% to $111.35. Caterpillar Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets construction, mining, agricultural, and forestry machinery. The Company also manufactures engines and other related parts for its equipment, and offers financing and insurance. Caterpillar distributes its products through a worldwide organization of dealers.
  8. Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA): Up 0.18% to $73.93. The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, and markets commercial jet aircraft, as well as provides related support services to the commercial airline industry worldwide. The Company also researches, develops, produces, modifies, and supports information, space, and defense systems, including military aircraft, helicopters and space and missile systems.
  9. Apache Corp. (NYSE:APA): Up 0.38% to $130.92. Apache Corporation is an independent energy company. The Company explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. The Company has operations in North America, onshore Egypt, offshore Western Australia, offshore the United Kingdom in the North Sea (North Sea), and onshore Argentina, as well as on the Chilean side of the island of Tierra del Fuego.
  10. Unitedhealth Group, Inc. (NYSE:UNH): Down 0.44% to $45.20. UnitedHealth Group Incorporated owns and manages organized health systems in the United States and internationally. The Company provides employers products and resources to plan and administer employee benefit programs. UnitedHealth also serves the health needs of older Americans, provides specialized care services, and provides health care information and research to providers and payers.
  11. Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON): Up 0.2% to $59.71. Honeywell International Inc. is a diversified technology and manufacturing company with operations around the world. The Company provides aerospace products and services, control technologies, automotive products, and power generation systems. Honeywell also provides specialty chemicals, fibers, plastics, and electronic and advanced materials.
  12. Vanguard MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSE:VWO): Up 0.78% to $48.95. Vanguard Emerging Markets ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks to track the performance of the MSCI Daily TR Net Emerging Markets USD Index. The Fund invests its assets in the stocks that make up the Index, holding each stock in the same proportion as its weighting.
  13. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL): Up 0.69% to $49.84. Halliburton Company provides energy services and engineering and construction services, as well as manufactures products for the energy industry. The Company offers services and products and integrated solutions to customers in the exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas.
  14. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index (NYSE:EEM): Up 0.87% to $48.67. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the MSCI TR Emerging Markets Index. The Fund will concentrate its investments in a particular industry or geographic region to approximately the same extent the Index is so concentrated.
  15. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO): Up 0.68% to $53.31. Marathon Oil Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is an integrated oil firm with operations worldwide. The Company explores for and produces and markets liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas on a worldwide basis. Marathon also mines, extracts and transports bitumen from oil sands deposits in Alberta, Canada and refines, markets and transports crude oil and petroleum products.
  16. Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO): Up 0.34% to $64.98. Bank of Montreal, doing business as BMO Financial Group, is a Canadian chartered bank which operates throughout the world. The Bank offers commercial, corporate, governmental, international, personal banking, and trust services. Bank of Montreal also offers full brokerage, underwriting, investment, and advisory services.
  17. Sasol Ltd. (NYSE:SSL): Up 1.7% to $57.95. Sasol is an integrated oil and gas company with substantial chemical interests, with production facilities located in South Africa, Europe, North America and Asia. The Company operates commercial scale facilities to produce fuels and chemicals from coal in South Africa, and is developing ventures internationally to convert natural gas into clean diesel fuel.
  18. Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI): Up 1.07% to $75.27. Canadian National Railway Company operates a network of track in Canada and the United States. The Company transports forest products, grain and grain products, coal, sulfur, and fertilizers, intermodal, and automotive products. Canadian National operates a fleet of locomotives and railcars.
  19. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (NASDAQ:CTSH): Down 0.31% to $81.40. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides custom Information Technology IT consulting and technology services as well as outsourcing services. The Company’s core competencies include technology strategy consulting, complex systems development, enterprise software package implementation and maintenance, data warehousing and business intelligence.
  20. priceline.com Incorporated (NASDAQ:PCLN): Up 0.48% to $506.44. Priceline.com Incorporated enables consumers to use the Internet to save money on a variety of products and services. The Company’s product allows customers to name their own price on products or services and communicates that demand directly to participating sellers or to their private databases. Participants include domestic and international airlines, and hotel chains.
  21. iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM): Up 0.35% to $84.17. iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the Russell 2000 Index Fund. The Index measures the performance of the small-capitalization sector of the U.S. equity market. The Fund uses a Representative Sampling strategy to try to track the Index.
  22. The Chubb Corporation (NYSE:CB): Up 0.57% to $61.31. The Chubb Corporation, a holding company, offers property and casualty insurance, which includes personal, standard commercial and specialty commercial insurance. The Company provides insurance coverage principally in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and parts of Latin America and Asia.
  23. Spectra Energy Corp. (NYSE:SE): Down 0.33% to $27.18. Spectra Energy Corporation transmits, stores, distributes, gathers, and processes natural gas. The Company provides transportation and storage of natural gas to customers in various regions of the northeastern and southeastern United States, the Maritime Provinces in Canada and the Pacific Northwest in the United States and Canada, and the province of Ontario, Canada.
  24. Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB): Up 2.18% to $73.47. Biogen Idec Inc. develops, manufactures, and commercializes therapies, focusing on neurology, oncology, and immunology. The Company’s products addresses diseases such as multiple sclerosis, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn’s disease, and psoriasis.
  25. St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE:STJ): Down 0.87% to $51.26. St. Jude Medical, Inc. develops, manufactures, and distributes medical devices for the worldwide cardiovascular market. The Company serves patients and its health care customers with products and services including heart valves, cardiac rhythm management systems, specialty catheters, and other cardiovascular devices.
  26. Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR): Up 1.48% to $56.41. Equity Residential is a real estate investment trust. The trust acquires, develops, and manages apartment complexes in the United States.
  27. BRF – Brasil Foods S.A. (NYSE:BRFS): Up 0.53% to $19.09. BRF-Brasil Foods SA is a food processor in Latin America. The Company raises chickens to produce poultry products. Brasil Foods also processes frozen pastas, soybeans and their derivatives, and distributes frozen vegetables. The Company’s core business is chilled and frozen food. The Company has offices in the Middle East, Asia, and Europe.
  28. TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU): Up 0.62% to $48.49. 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.
  29. Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH): Up 0.03% to $94.68. Parker Hannifin Corporation manufactures motion control products, including fluid power systems, electromechanical controls, and related components. The Company also produces fluid purification, fluid flow, process instrumentation, air conditioning, refrigeration, and electromagnetic shielding and thermal management products.
  30. Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE:ALU): Up 1.57% to $5.81. Alcatel-Lucent manufactures telecommunications equipment, and offers telecommunications services. The Company’s telecommunications equipment and services enable its customers to send or receive virtually any type of voice or data transmission. Alcatel-Lucent designs and builds public and private networks, communications systems and software, and data networking systems.
  31. CIGNA Corporation (NYSE:CI): Up 1.75% to $44.28. 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.

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