5 Stocks Achieving 52-Week Highs as Markets Stumble

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about 5 stocks that hit 52-week highs in today’s trading. Note that this list excludes all stocks with a market capitalization less than $2 billion:

  1. Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE:RAI): Up 1.1% to $40.55. Reynolds American Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures tobacco and smokeless tobacco products. The Company’s subsidiary sells its products in the United States and its territories. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. Pharmasset, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRUS): Up 84.59% to $134.14. Pharmasset, Inc. is a pharmaceutical company. The Company develops oral therapeutics for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B (HBV), and hepatitis C (HCV). Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. MarkWest Energy Partners LP (NYSE:MWE): Up 1.51% to $53.05. MarkWest Energy Partners, LP, gathers and processes natural gas and transports, fractionates, and stores natural gas liquids (NYSE:NGLS). The Company processes gas from the Appalachian basin and from Michigan. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. Transatlantic Holdings Inc. (NYSE:TRH): Up 0.75% to $54.84. Transatlantic Holdings, Inc. is an international reinsurance organization. The Company’s subsidiaries provide reinsurance on a treaty and facultative basis around the world. Transatlantic structures traditional and non-traditional programs for a full range of property and casualty products, with an emphasis on specialty risks. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. Targa Resources Partners LP (NYSE:NGLS): Up 1.11% to $36.37. Targa Resources Partners LP acquires, owns, develops, and operates a diversified portfolio of complementary midstream energy assets. The Company is involved in the gathering, compressing, treating, processing and selling natural gas and fractionating and selling natural gas liquids, or NGLs, and NGL products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from FINVIZ.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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