Big Cap Stocks Smashing 52-Week Highs as Dow Jones Climbs Past 12,000

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about 23 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. Philip Morris International, Inc. (NYSE:PM): Up 2.39% to $76.24. Philip Morris International Inc., through its subsidiaries, affiliates and their licensees, produces, sells, distributes, and markets a wide range of branded cigarettes and tobacco products in markets outside of the United States of America. The Company’s portfolio comprises both international and local brands. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD): Up 2.2% to $95.52. 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. Visa, Inc. (NYSE:V): Up 4.38% to $96.97. Visa Inc. operates a retail electronic payments network and manages global financial services. The Company also offers global commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses and government entities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD): Up 0.67% to $39.22. The Home Depot, Inc. is a home improvement retailer that sells building materials and home improvement products. The Company’s sell a wide assortment of building materials, home improvement and lawn and garden products and provide a number of services. Home Depot operates throughout the U.S. (including Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam), Canada, China, and Mexico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO): Up 2.65% to $28.69. 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  6. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA): Up 4.72% to $374.55. MasterCard, Inc. is a global payment solutions company that provides a variety of services in support of the credit, debit and related payment programs of financial institutions. The Company offers transaction processing services for credit and debit cards, electronic cash, automated teller machines, and travelers checks. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  7. Enterprise Products Partners LP (NYSE:EPD): Down 0.26% to $45.49. Enterprise Products Partners L.P. provides processing and transportation services to producers and consumers of natural gas liquids. The Company generally processes products that are ultimately used as feedstocks in petrochemical manufacturing, in the production of motor gasoline, and as fuel for residential and commercial heating. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  8. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): Up 3.17% to $20.85. 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  9. Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (NYSE:KMP): Up 0.41% to $78.20. Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P., is a pipeline transportation and energy storage company. The Company operates pipelines and terminals. The pipelines transport natural gas, gasoline, crude oil, carbon dioxide and other products; and its terminals store petroleum products and chemicals, and handle bulk materials like coal and petroleum coke. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  10. Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE:RAI): Up 2.42% to $41.86. 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 >>
  11. The TJX Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TJX): Up 1.82% to $61.70. The TJX Companies, Inc. is an off-price apparel and home fashion retailer in the United States and worldwide. The Company operates off-price retail concepts in the U.S., Canada and Europe that offer a wide range of brand name and designer merchandise. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  12. American Tower Corp. (NYSE:AMT): Up 2.18% to $59.00. American Tower Corporation owns, operates, and develops wireless communications and broadcast towers in the United States. The Company leases antennae sites on multi-tenant towers for a diverse range of wireless communications industries, including personal communications services, paging, and cellular. American Tower also offers a variety of network development services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  13. Spectra Energy Corp. (NYSE:SE): Up 2.05% to $29.42. Spectra Energy Corporation transmits, stores, distributes, gathers, and processes natural gas. The Company provides transportation and storage of natural gas to customers in various regions of the northeastern and southeastern United States, the Maritime Provinces in Canada and the Pacific Northwest in the United States and Canada, and the province of Ontario, Canada. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  14. American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP): Up 3.71% to $39.68. American Electric Power Company, Inc.(NYSE:AEP)is a public utility holding company. The Company provides electric service, consisting of generation, transmission and distribution, on an integrated basis to their retail customers. AEP serves portions of the states of Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  15. Consolidated Edison Inc. (NYSE:ED): Up 2.5% to $59.42. 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  16. Progress Energy Inc. (NYSE:PGN): Up 3.33% to $54.38. 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  17. Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL): Up 2.79% to $57.02. Ecolab Inc. develops and markets products and services for the hospitality, institutional, and industrial markets. The Company provides cleaning, sanitizing, pest elimination, and maintenance products, systems, and services. Ecolab provides its services to hotels and restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, light industry, and other customers located worldwide. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  18. W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW): Up 5.9% to $186.90. 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  19. Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST): Up 3.74% to $41.65. Fastenal Company sell industrial and construction supplies in a wholesale and retail fashion. The Company markets its products and services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Singapore, China, and The Netherlands. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  20. FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI): Up 5.82% to $52.36. FMC Technologies, Inc. designs, manufactures, and services systems and products used in offshore, particularly deepwater, exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. The Company also provides advanced handling and processing systems to industrial customers. FMC Technologies’ subsea products include drilling and production systems, subsea tree systems, and fluid control systems. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  21. Brown-Forman Corporation (BF-B): Up 3.96% to $79.81. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  22. ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE:OKS): Down 0.43% to $50.56. ONEOK Partners, L.P., through a subsidiary limited partnership, owns a general partner interest in a master limited partnership. The partnership owns an interstate pipeline system that transports natural gas primarily in the upper Midwest and Mid Continent regions of the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  23. Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST): Down 0.35% to $89.09. Ross Stores, Inc. operates a national chain of off-price retail apparel stores. The stores offer brand-name apparel, apparel-related merchandise for the entire family, fragrances, gift items, and linens for the home. 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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