9 Sizzling Stocks Reach 52-Week Highs as DJIA Climbs 146 Points

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about 9 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. Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE:D): Up 0.3% to $50.93. Dominion Resources, Inc., a diversified utility holding company, generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electric energy in Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. The Company produces, transports, distributes, and markets natural gas to customers in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
  2. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB): Up 0.54% to $71.18. Kimberly-Clark Corporation is a global health and hygiene company that manufactures and provides consumer products. The Company’s products include diapers, tissues, paper towels, incontinence care products, surgical gowns, and disposable face masks. Kimberly-Clark’s products are sold in countries around the world.
  3. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): Down 0.2% to $19.90. 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.
  4. General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS): Down 0.08% to $39.45. 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.
  5. Progress Energy Inc. (NYSE:PGN): Down 0.33% to $51.67. 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.
  6. V.F. Corporation (NYSE:VFC): Up 2.3% to $130.26. VF Corporation is an international apparel company. The Company owns a broad portfolio of brands in the jeanswear, outerwear, packs, footwear, sportswear and occupational apparel categories. VF Corp’s products are marketed to consumers shopping in specialty stores, upscale and traditional department stores, national chains and mass merchants.
  7. Hershey Co. (NYSE:HSY): Down 0.05% to $59.97. The Hershey Company manufactures chocolate and sugar confectionery products. The Company’s principal products include confectionery and snack products; gum and mint refreshment products; and food and beverage enhancers such as baking ingredients, toppings and beverages.
  8. Limited Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LTD): Down 2.01% to $41.42. Limited Brands, Inc. owns and operates specialty stores throughout the United States. The Company, through its retail stores, offer a wide range of products, including women’s apparel, women’s lingerie, beauty products and accessories, personal care, and home fragrance products. The Company’s stores also offer products via the Internet.
  9. Cerner Corporation (NASDAQ:CERN): Up 2.22% to $72.88. 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.

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

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