52-Week Highs: Wow, Look at Those Utility Stocks Heating Up

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about 12 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. China Mobile Limited (NYSE:CHL): Up 2.75% to $51.62. China Mobile Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides cellular telecommunications and related services in the People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong SAR.
  2. Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL): Up 2.16% to $91.39. Colgate-Palmolive Company is a consumer products company that markets its products throughout the world. The Company’s products include toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoos, deodorants, bar and liquid soaps, dishwashing liquid, and laundry products, as well as pet nutrition products for cats and dogs.
  3. Southern Company (NYSE:SO): Up 0.46% to $41.74. Southern Company is a public utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates, wholesales, and retails electricity in the southeastern United States. The Company also offers wireless telecommunications services, and provides businesses with two-way radio, telephone, paging, and Internet access services as well as wholesales fiber optic solutions.
  4. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): Up 0.53% to $19.08. Duke Energy Corporation is an energy company located primarily in the Americas that owns an integrated network of energy assets. The Company manages a portfolio of natural gas and electric supply, delivery, and trading businesses in the United States and Latin America.
  5. Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE:PEG): Up 1.24% to $33.60. Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated is a public utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity and produces natural gas in in the Northeastern and Mid Atlantic United States.
  6. Consolidated Edison Inc. (NYSE:ED): Up 0.48% to $56.55. Consolidated Edison, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a variety of energy related products and services. The Company supplies electric service in New York, parts of New Jersey, and Pennsylvania as well as supplies electricity to wholesale customers.
  7. Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE:MJN): Up 3.76% to $75.25. Mead Johnson Nutrition Company manufactures nutritional products for infants, children, and expectant and nursing mothers. The Company markets its products in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
  8. Progress Energy Inc. (NYSE:PGN): Up 0.79% to $49.48. Progress Energy, Inc. is an integrated electric utility that provides energy and energy-related products and services in the Southeast United States. The Company serves electric and gas customers in the Carolinas and in Florida.
  9. AutoZone Inc. (NYSE:AZO): Up 1.53% to $324.38. AutoZone, Inc. is a specialty retailer of automotive replacement parts and accessories. The Company offers an extensive product line for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories and non-automotive products. Autozone operates in United States and Puerto Rico, and Mexico.
  10. Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. (NYSE:RL): Up 3.42% to $143.22. Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation designs, markets, and distributes men’s, women’s and children’s apparel, accessories, fragrances, and home furnishings. The Company’s products are sold under a wide range of brands. Polo’s operations include Wholesale, Retail and Licensing.
  11. Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN): Up 3% to $68.34. Cerner Corporation is a worldwide supplier of healthcare solutions and services. The Company’s Solutions are designed to optimize clinical and financial outcomes for healthcare organizations ranging from single-doctor practices, to health systems, to entire countries, for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, and for the healthcare commerce system.
  12. W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW): Up 1.56% to $159.73. W.W. Grainger, Inc. distributes maintenance, repair and operating supplies, and related information to the commercial, industrial, contractor, and institutional markets in North America. The Company’s products include motors, HVAC equipment, lighting, hand and power tools, pumps, and electrical equipment.

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

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