7 Large Cap Stocks Smashing 52-Week Highs as DJIA Closes Above 11,400

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about 7 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. Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO): Up 0.62% to $27.80. Altria Group, Inc. is a holding company. The Company, through subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products, including cigars and pipe tobacco. Altria holds an interest in a brewery company.
  2. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY): Up 0.4% to $32.96. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is a global biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures and sells pharmaceutical and nutritional products. The Company’s products and experimental therapies address cancer, heart disease, HIV/AIDS, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis, organ transplant rejection and psychiatric disorders.
  3. General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS): Up 1.55% to $39.92. General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded and packaged consumer foods worldwide. The Company also supplies branded and unbranded food products to the foodservice and commercial baking industries.
  4. Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATVI): Down 0.31% to $12.93. Activision Blizzard, Inc. publishes, develops, and distributes interactive entertainment software and peripheral products. The Company’s products cover diverse game categories, including action/adventure, action sports, racing, role playing, simulation, first-person action, music-based gaming and strategy.
  5. Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc. (NYSE:SQM): Up 0.56% to $51.93. Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA produces and markets specialty fertilizers including potassium nitrate, sodium nitrate, and potassium sulfate for the agricultural industry. The Company also produces industrial chemicals, iodine and lithium. SQM markets its products in over 100 countries.
  6. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG): Up 1.61% to $39.07. Dollar General Corp. operates a chain of discount retail stores located primarily in the southern, southwestern, midwestern and eastern United States. The Company offer a broad selection of merchandise, including consumable products such as food, paper and cleaning products, health and beauty products and pet supplies, and non-consumable products such as seasonal merchandise.
  7. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN): Up 1.4% to $68.83. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, researches and develops proprietary immunoregulatory compounds for the treatment of autoimmune and cardiovascular diseases. The Company develops C5 complement inhibitors and Apogens which are two classes of potential therapeutic compounds designed to selectively target specific disease-causing segments of the immune system.

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

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