Big Stocks Achieving 52-Week Highs Even Though DJIA and S&P Sell Off

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about 15 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. Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ): Down 0.23% to $38.26. Verizon Communications Inc. is an integrated telecommunications company that provides wire line voice and data services, wireless services, Internet services, and published directory information. The Company also provides network services for the federal government including business phone lines, data services, telecommunications equipment and payphones. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD): Down 0.49% to $98.00. 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. Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO): Up 0.42% to $28.99. 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 >>
  4. Diageo plc (NYSE:DEO): Down 0.59% to $85.42. Diageo plc produces, distills and markets alcoholic beverages. The Company’s premium drinks brands include Smirnoff, J&B, Johnnie Walker, Jose Cuervo, Seagrams, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray, Baileys, Harp, and Guinness Stout. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE:LLY): Up 1.69% to $39.65. Eli Lilly and Company discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells pharmaceutical products for humans and animals. The Company’s products are sold in countries around the world. Eli Lilly’s products include neuroscience products, endocrine products, anti-infectives, cardiovascular agents, oncology products, and animal health products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  6. Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX): Down 0.89% to $43.61. Starbucks Corporation retails, roasts, and provides its own brand of specialty coffee. The Company operates retail locations worldwide and sells whole bean coffees through its sales group, direct response business, supermarkets, and on the World Wide Web. Starbucks also produces and sells bottled coffee drinks and a line of ice creams. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  7. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): Up 1.26% to $20.87. 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 >>
  8. Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM): Down 1.15% to $58.28. 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  9. Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (NYSE:KMP): Down 0.32% to $78.92. 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. NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE): Up 0.68% to $57.38. NextEra Energy, Inc. is a clean energy company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electric energy utilizing natural gas, wind and nuclear resources. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  11. Progress Energy Inc. (NYSE:PGN): Up 1.14% to $54.31. 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 >>
  12. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG): Up 0.31% to $41.45. 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  13. ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE:OKS): Up 1.78% to $54.34. 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 >>
  14. Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST): Down 0.64% to $92.90. 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 >>
  15. Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA): Up 0.41% to $68.24. Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. is involved in interstate and intrastate crude oil pipeline transportation and crude oil terminalling storage activities. The Partnership is also involved in gathering and marketing activities. Plains owns and operates a seasonally heated, common carrier crude oil pipe-line extending from CA to TX and an oil gathering system in CA. 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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