8 Stocks Reaching 52-Week Highs as Markets Closer Lower

Here are 8 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. McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD): Up 1% to $85.81. McDonald’s Corporation operates and franchises fast-food restaurants worldwide. The Company’s franchised and company operated fast food restaurants offer a variety of low price fast foods in locations around the world.
  2. SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE:GLD): Up 0.26% to $154.54. 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. Dr. Ron Paul vs Ben Bernanke: Who Is The Real Winner?>>
  3. Chunghwa Telecom Co. Ltd. (NYSE:CHT): Up 0.36% to $36.19. Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. provides local, domestic, and international long distance services. The Company also offers wireless telecommunication, paging, and Internet services.
  4. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM): Up 1.42% to $56.37. Yum! Brands, Inc, owns and franchises quick-service restaurants worldwide. The Company develops, operates, franchises and licenses a worldwide system of restaurants which prepare, package and sell a menu of food items.
  5. Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPGY): Up 0.77% to $99.88. Shire PLC markets, licenses and develops prescription medicines. The Group focuses its operations on attention deficit and hyperactivity disorders, human genetic therapies, gastrointestinal, and renal diseases.
  6. TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU): Up 0.83% to $54.55. 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.
  7. Banco de Chile (NYSE:BCH): Up 0.2% to $89.21. Banco de Chile attracts deposits and offers retail and commercial banking services. The Bank offers credit, mortgage loans, co-branded credit cards, securities brokerage services, mutual funds, factoring, insurance, and investment products. Banco de Chile operates a network of branches in Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and the United States.
  8. AutoZone Inc. (NYSE:AZO): Up 0.32% to $297.88. 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.